Re: roman feodorovich von ungern-sternbergwho was this gu post by jerseygary » 06 may 2014, 03:33 i just have to say thanks to the guys who recommended jamie bisher's 'white terror' - i'm halfway through this thing and it is better than i thought it would be. Were you a bolshevik propagandist during that war, interested in portraying the tsarist rearguard as literally a gaggle of psychopathic foreigners, roman von ungern-sternberg was some kind of godsend. 9 baron roman von ungern-sternberg photo via wikimedia born in the austro-hungarian empire but raised in estonia, baron roman von ungern-sternberg served in the russian navy as a cadet and then volunteered to fight in the russo-japanese war. Roman von ungern-sternberg was certainly one of the most interesting characters of the first world war he was a military buddhist, loyal to the tsar and enjoyed acts of foolish heroism and cruel violence in equal measure.
The white russian general, pan monarchist and last khan of mongolia, baron roman von ungern-sternberg was born in austria but grew up in estonia as part of the baltic-german aristocracy of the russian empire. More details about ungern khan and semenov: in august 1914, roman von ungern sternberg was engaged in fighting in eastern prussia with the 1st russian army commanded by cossack general pavel carlovitch rennenkampf (an estonian noble of german descent, related to ungern. The assyrians scored minor victories under ungern's command, but their contribution to russia's war effort was limited bolshevik revolution , 1917 after the bolshevik -led october revolution of 1917, semenov and ungern declared their allegiance to the romanovs and vowed to fight the revolutionaries.
Although born with the name von ungern-sternberg, it is often incorrectly written as 'ungern von sternberg', after the first soviet publications about him ungern was an independent and brutal warlord in pursuit of pan-monarchist goals in mongolia and territories east of lake baikal during the russian civil war. Roman ungern von sternberg was born in austria to a noble baltic german family the baltic germans lived in the territories of today’s lithuania, estonia, and latvia which was then part of the russian empire. The bloody white baron: the extraordinary story of the russian nobleman who became the last khan of mongolia by james palmer, basic books, 2009, $2695 people have long had a perverse fascination with leaders who breach the bounds of sanity in the pursuit of power, and the subject of james palmer’s new book, the bloody. In a war which saw the rise and fall of governments, countries and even a federation or two the story of ungern-sternberg is exceptional a baron of german origins, a faithful soldier to czar nicholas ii and a buddhist he managed to get a reputation for cruelty in a war reknowned for its cruelty.
The great war covers the events exactly 100 years ago: the story of world war i in realtime featuring: the unique archive material of british pathé indy neidell takes you on a journey into the past to show you what really happened and how it all could spiral into more than four years of dire war. Roman von ungern-sternberg in 1921, in a mongolian deel uniform with russian order of st george 4th class born but their total contribution to russia's war effort was limited afterwards, the assyrian scheme led semyonov to the idea of placing buryat troops in siberia the history of baron ungern. Ungern-sternberg was an officer in the russian army and the descendant of a long line of baltic german nobility who had served the tsar the baron fought for the russians in world war i and. Roman von ungern-sternberg is part of wikiproject estonia, a project to maintain and expand estonia-related subjects on wikipedia if you would like to participate, you can edit the article attached to this page, or visit the project page , where you can join the project and/or contribute to the discussion.
The victims of baron roman nikolai maximilian von ungern-sternberg are still more or less a footnote to the list of atrocious murderers of the twentieth century, though god knows he tried family tradition holds that before the war, one of my great uncles ran the german theater in riga, latvia) 5 thoughts on “ baron von ungern. Roman von ungern-sternberg’s treasure baron roman nicolaus maximilian von ungern-sternberg (10 january 1886 ns – 15 september 1921) was born in graz,austriahis ancestors were knigte-errants,pirants and adventurestherefore was composed an opera “hungern” about one of his pirat great grand-patherroman ungern,who announced himself hun’s origin, one historical short time was mongolian. Ahc: mongolia-wank discussion in 'alternate history discussion you might include tuva to mongolia but any bigger or great power status is totally impossible when its only neighbours are much stronger than mongolia it's going to be really hard unless mongolia expands only plausible scenario is if the chinese civil war went a lot.
Roman von ungern-sternberg was certainly one of the most interesting characters of the first world war he was a military buddhist, loyal to the tsar and enjoyed acts of foolish heroism and cruel. A history of the contributions of roman von ungern-sternberg in the great war. So ends the story of freiherr roman nikolai maximillian ungern von sternberg: the bloody baron, god of war, and last khan of mongolia note: most of the information on this page was taken from the bloody white baron , a history book about ungern-sternberg written by james palmer. Baron roman fedorovich von ungern-sternberg (1885–1921) was a baltic german aristocrat and tsarist military officer who fought against the bolsheviks in eastern siberia during the russian civil war.
History professor willard sunderland’s new book tells the story of the fall of the russian empire by following the journeys and exploits of baron von ungern-sterberg uc professor's book, 'the baron’s cloak,' tells of the downfall of a man and an empire. 1921: baron roman von ungern-sternberg september 15th, 2016 headsman on this date in 1921, the mad baron of the russian civil war was shot in novosibirsk. Baron von ungern-sternberg was a russian officer from a long line of baltic barons, “huns from the time of atilla” he supposedly told ossendowski the baron served in world war one, then fought with particular distinction and savagery for the whites during the russian civil war.