Count (since 1839) Pavel Dmitrievich Kiselev (January 8 , 1788 - November 14, 1872) - Russian statesman, adjutant general (1823), infantry general (1834). During the Russian-Turkish war of 1828-1829, he was the commander of the Russian troops in the Danubian principalities. In 1829-1834, he ruled the Danube principalities, which were under the protectorate of Russia, under his leadership, the first constitutions of Moldavia and Wallachia were adopted - organic regulations. Consistent supporter of the abolition of serfdom. The first minister of state property (1837-1856), who reformed the life of state peasants (1837-1841). After the Crimean War, he was the Russian ambassador to France (1856-1862).