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Denis Davydov (1784–1839)

Davydov, Denis Vasíljevich (dä-vē-dôf’). A Russian poet and writer on military affairs (1784–1839); born at Moscow. His compositions in verse were mostly written in camp, and consisted of satires, elegies, dithyrambics, and soldier ballads: the latter especially had a wide circulation. Among his prose writings were: ‘Recollections of the Battle of Prussian-Eylau’ and ‘An Essay toward a Theory of Partisan Warfare.’