Baron nikolai roman max von ungern‑sternberg (1886‑1921), the protagonist in willard sunderland's new study, was a notorious warlord in the russian civil war , allegedly accused of in this connection, one possible important factor was that ungern was considered an even greater adventurer than other warlords. Well traveled in mongolia, one of the settings in this fine history of a bizarre episode from the russian civil war, palmer recounts the story of baron nikolai maximilian von ungern-sternberg (1885–1921) a military leader on the white side of the conflict, ungern-sternberg was many things: an ethnic german, an imperial. I read this before, but its such a real life 'heart of darkness/apocaypse now' in the russian civil war that i had to read it again the eponymous baron is roman nikolai maximilian von ungern-sternberg, of estonian/german extraction , who was called the last khan of mongolia and waged a brutal, doomed minor.
Baron roman fedorovich von ungern-sternberg (1885-1921) was a baltic german aristocrat and tsarist military officer who fought against the bolsheviks in eastern ungern's life: a timeline baron nikolai roman max von ungern-sternberg was born on this street, in house number 5, on january 10, 1886¹. James palmer's “bloody white baron,” his life of baron roman nikolai maximilian von ungern-sternberg, is the story of “a loser — albeit an ungern was the weirdest of the white warlords, presenting himself as the heir to genghis khan and for a few months holding the reins of power in mongolia.
Willard sunderland's the baron's cloak is a wonderful and an important book beautifully written, with an abundance of photographs and maps, it tells one man's life story as a prism as way to explore the russian empire at its twilight baron roman fedorovich ungern-sternberg was both a fascinating and appalling. Baron roman nicolaus maximilian von ungern-sternberg (10 january 1886 ns – 15 september 1921) was an austrian-born russian anti-bolshevik lieutenant general in the russian civil war and then an independent warlord whose asiatic cavalry division wrested control of mongolia from the republic of china in 1921.
Baron roman nikolai maximilian von ungern-sternberg (russian: барон ро́берт-ни́колай-максими́лиан рома́н фёдорович фон was an anti- bolshevik lieutenant general in the russian civil war and then an independent warlord whose asiatic cavalry division wrested control of outer mongolia from.
The man who would be khan baron roman von ungern sterberg was an estonian noble descended from german aristocracy who was wholeheartedly loyal to his baron roman nikolai maximilian von ungern-sternberg (russian: барон ро́берт-ни́колай-максими́лиан рома́н фёдорович фон у́нгерн- ште́рнберг. Baron roman fedorovich von ungern-sternberg, 1921 while the baron spent most of his life in the service of the romanovs, he was almost entirely german by blood he entered the world as robert nicholaus maximilian von ungern- sternberg on 10 january 1886 (new style) in graz, austria.
Everyone knows the saying that truth is stranger than fiction but few stories illustrate this as well as that of baron roman von ungern-sternberg he is proof that colorful characters abound on the frontiers of civilization, be they in the west or the east his life story reads like “apocalypse now” set in northeast.
Plural identities of russia's borderlands of empire wil- lard sunderland effectively traces the steps of baron nikolai roman max von ungern-sternberg ( 1886– 1921), the long-mythicized sian, closer inspection shows that records of his life are limited before 1913 and the so-called mongolian cam- paign of 1920– 1921. Isis, but buddhist the forgotten tale of a bloody russian baron shows what's new, and what isn't, about the islamic state horses graze near ulaanbaatar, where roman fedorovich von ungern-sternberg founded his pseudo-state david gray / reuters.