Roman Ungern von Sternberg

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Roman Nikolai Maximilian von Ungern-Sternberg
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Roman Fyodorovich von Ungern-Sternberg, in 1921, in a Mongolian deel uniform with Russian Order of St. George
Allegiance  Russian Empire
Service/branch Imperial Russian Army
White Movement
Years of service 1908-1921
Rank General
Battles/wars World War I
Russian Civil War
Awards Order of St. George
Order of Saint Vladimir etc.

Roman Ungern von Sternberg also known as the Bloody Baron and the "Mad Baron" (January 22, 1886September 15, 1921) was a Baltic German-Russian captain, and self-proclaimed lieutenant-general who was dictator of Mongolia from March to August 1921. An independent and brutal warlord in pursuit of pan-monarchist goals in Mongolia and territories east of Lake Baikal during the Russian Civil War that followed the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917, his goals included restoring the Russian monarchy under Michael Alexandrovich Romanov and the Mongolian Khanate under Bogd Khan, and his opponents were mainly Communists. He was known for opposition to the Bolsheviks and Jews. Following his defeat by the Red Army, he was tried and executed for his counter-revolutionary involvement.