KUTEPOV A.P. (1882-1930)

Lot 298
8001 000
A handwritten letter on a pneumatic card addressed to G.A. Aleksinsky. Paris, 07/24/1925. 13.5x10.5 cm. The card was sent by mail. Folding creases, missing fragment of the lower right corner.Alexander Pavlovich Kutepov (1882-1930) -Russian military leader, General of Infantry, an active participant in the White movement. In 1928-1930, after the death of Wrangel, he was the chairman of the Russian All- Military Union. On January 26, 1930, Kutepov was abducted in Paris by Soviet intelligence agents and, according to Nedelya (No. 49, 1989), died «of a heart attack» on a Soviet ship en route to Novorossiysk. Provenance: G.A. Aleksinsky archive.