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The Somovs is a Russian noble family descended from the Khans of the 14th century. This family descend from Prince (Murza; Mirza) Oslan - Chelebey, who left the Golden Horde
Golden Horde
leading an army to support Dmitry Donskoy, Prince of Moscow, during the wars with other principalities and tartarian domination. Oslan accepted to be baptized in 1389 with the name of Prokofiev, married Maria Zotikova Zhitova who was the daughter of Prince Dimitri's Stolnik, Zotik Zhitov. They had five sons: Lev, nicknamed Wide Mouth. Fiodr. Arseny - founder of Arseniev. (Арсеньевы) Jacob Kremenetsky - founder of Kremenetsky and Yanovtsevyh. Paul - founder of Pavlovs. Lev Prokofievich, had two sons: 1. Zechariah, founder of Rtishev and Zhdanovs. (Ртищевы) Ртищевы - сайт однофамильцев (Rtischev Family) 2. Andrey, nicknamed "Som" (Catfish) founder of Somov: Iwaniec Ivanovic Somov
Somov
is written in the book of the best-thousandth of the nobles and knights (1550). Three Somovs were killed by Polish in the Time of Troubles. Fyodor Ivanovich Somov
Somov
was Voevoda in Verhoturie (1619) and his brother Ivan - Voevoda in Kozelsk and Lihvina (1616-1619), son of the last Fedor was a Voevoda in Yelets Sviyazhsk and Ufa (1650-1664). Parfeny Pavlovich Somov
Somov
was a Voevoda in Vahe (1666)and Lomov (1676), and then clerk of the Russian Council (Думный дворянин). Matvei Petrovich Somov, steward, was a Voevoda in Viazma (1679). Feodosia Pavlovna Somova (1650?) daughter of Pavel Stepanovich and Maria Verigin (Princess Volkonsky´s daughter) was the mother of Eudoxia Alexeievna Chirikova (¿-1703) wife of the first Count of the Russian Empire, Boris Sheremetev. Feodosia is the ancestor of different nobles and princely Russian families, including: Count Mikhail Borisovich Sheremetev, Princess Sofía Borisovna Urusov (Khanate of Nogai), Countess Ana Borisovna Golovin[disambiguation needed]. Among her descendents are included members of House of Dolgorukov
Dolgorukov
family, Apraxine family (Famille Apraxine), Naryshkin family and others. Evsievy Leontievich Somov, (1692) was the Stolnik of Tsaritsa Natalya Kirillovna Naryshkina secound spouse of Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich. Nadiezhda Petrovna Somova (1730-?) Princess Dolgorukova, married Prince Ivan Aleksievich Dolgorukov
Dolgorukov
(?-1783) (Долгоруковы) (House of Dolgorukov) Andrey Andreievich Somov
Somov
(?-1815) Major General, hero of the Battle of Eylau. In military service written in 1775, he served in the infantry. In 1790, he received the rank of second major, in 1794 he was promoted to prime the Majors in 1797 - to lieutenant colonel . October 3, 1798, Colonel Somov
Somov
was the chief of the Kamchatka Garrison Battalion, 8 June 1799 received the rank of Major General. January 21, 1803 Somov
Somov
was appointed chief of the Tula Musketeer Regiment (1806-1807) fought against French Army in Eastern Prussia. At the Battle of Eylau, he commanded a brigade of Polotsk, Tobolsk
Tobolsk
and Tula musketeer regiments and knocked the French out of the city. April 8, 1807, he was awarded the Order of St. George
Order of St. George
the third degree (№ 149 by Chevalier list) "In the great reward of bravery and courage, rendered in the battle against the French troops of the 26th and 27th of January at Eylau . " For other differences in this war Somov
Somov
(December 1, 1807) he was awarded a gold sword with the inscription "For Bravery" . In 1809, Somov
Somov
retired and died in 1815. Juliana Fedorovna Somova (1815-1856), Princess Galitzina, married Prince Nikolai Borisovich Galitzine
Galitzine
(1802-1876).[1] Afanasy Nikoaievich Somov
Somov
(1823-1899) was a Senator and Governor of Tver. Andrey Ivanovich Somov
Somov
(1830, St. Petersburg - 1909, ibid.), art historian, museum worker and collector. He graduated from Larin's gymnasia in St. Petersburg and the Faculty of Physics and Mathematics of St. Petersburg University (1854). Also attended classes of the Drawing School. He taught physics and mathematics until 1859. That year he published the first accessible description of the art galleries of the Hermitage. In 1872-86, he issued a catalogue of the art gallery of the Academy of Arts. From 1863 to 1886, he managed the office of the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences. In 1883-89, he taught art history at the Higher Women's Courses (Bestuzhev Courses). From 1883 to 1890, Somov
Somov
edited the Vestnik Izyaschnykh Iskusstv (Fine Arts Herald) journal. In 1878, he was elected a Fellow of the Society for the Encouragement of the Arts. In 1886, he assumed the post of a chief custodian of the art gallery of the Hermitage; during his tenure, he compiled a scientific catalogue of the gallery (Vol. 1-3, 1889–95) and made a considerable contribution to the evolution of domestic museology and art history. He gathered a notable collection of drawings and china. Somov
Somov
lived in his own house at 97 Ekaterininsky Canal Embankment (present-day Griboedova Canal Embankment) and was buried at Novodevichye cemetery. His son was an artist, K.A. Somov. Sergey Mikhailovich Somov
Somov
(1854-1917?), Chamberlain of the Imperial Court, was the last Marshal of Nobility of Saint Petersburg. Afanasy´s Nikolaievich nephew. His son, Sergey Sergeievich Somov
Somov
and his wife Natalia Vasilievna Naryshkin hid a valuable treasure in Naryshkin-Trubetskoy Palace, before emigrate to France. On April 2012 the treasure was found by workers in a restoring. Members of the Naryshkin and Somov
Somov
family claim it. Read article: St. Petersburg restorers find pre-Revolution treasure клад продолжение Biography, Sergey Mikhailovich Somov
Somov
(in Russian) Eudoxia Mihailovna Somova (Alexandrovsk-Lugansk 1850 - Nice, France 1924) 1st. Princess Orbelliani (widow) 2nd. Princess Murat, married Prince Louis Napoleón Murat, Joachim Murat´s grandson. Eudoxia was the daughter of Cap. Mihail Alexandrovich Somov
Somov
(Marshal of Nobility) and Princess Maria Pavlovna Chirinsky-Chikhmatov (Crimean Khanate) Famous bearers include:

Konstantin Somov
Konstantin Somov
(1869–1939), Russian painter Mikhail Mikhailovich Somov
Mikhail Mikhailovich Somov
(1908–1973), Soviet oceanographer Orest Somov (1793–1833), Ukrainian writer Osip Ivanovich Somov
Osip Ivanovich Somov
(1815–1876), Russian mathematician

Princes Shekhonskie-Somov[edit]

(Князья Шехонские-Сомовы)

Extinct princely family, originated from Yaroslavl Princes (Principality of Yaroslavl) branch. According to P.N. Petrov research, Somov
Somov
family descends from Shekhonskie princes, refuting the origins theory related with Prince Oslan - Chelebey.[2] Ярославские князья (Princes of Yaroslav) Шехонские князья (Shekhonskie Princes) The family Somov
Somov
is divided into several branches, is listed in genealogical books Voronezh, Ekaterinoslav, Kazan, Kaluga, Kursk, Moscow, Novgorod, Orel, Saratov, Smolensk, Tambov, Tver, Tula and Kharkov
Kharkov
provinces. The Somov
Somov
heraldry was included in the Armorial General of the Nobility of the Russian Empire, (chapter IV, 110)

http://gerbovnik.ru/arms/560.html Coats of arms of Russian noble families - S [1] Tver
Tver
Governorate Portrait Andrey Ivanovich Somov
Somov
(1830-1909) Paint. Somov, Konstantin (1897) Portrait Afanasy Nikolaievich Somov
Somov
(1823-1899) Portret Inna Andr. Somov, Baroness v. Sobeck-Skal u. Kornitz. Paint. Zdrazila, Adolf (1920) Opava Sergey Sergeievich Somov
Somov
(fourth p. left to right) Somov, Russian nobles. The highest approved emblem.

http://www.proza.ru/2012/04/24/1769 Généalogie de la Famille Bonaparte Armorial General of the Nobility of the Russian Empire Heraldry Materials and Research (russian) Сомовы Сергей Михайлович Сомов Сомов, Андрей Андреевич Сомов, Николай Николаевич Princes Shehonskie-Somov

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Princes Shekhonskie References[edit]

^ The Almanach de Gotha, Voluma III. The Official Almanach De Saxe Gotha 2008. p. 8.  ^ "Princes Shekhonskie" (in Russian). 

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