Tolly is both a given name and a surname. Notable people with the name include:
Tolly Burkan, also known as Bruce Burkan, is a firewalking spokesman.
Anthony 'Tolly' Compton Burnett was an English cricketer. Burnett was a right-handed batsman who occasionally fielded as a wicket-keeper. He was born at Chipstead, Surrey, and was educated at Lancing College.
Colonel William Tolly (1715-1784) was an officer of British East India Company, who later settled down in Calcutta, who is noted for building Tolly's Nullah.
Tolly Lights is a 2008 Bengali-language Indian film directed by Arjun Chakraborty and starring Sreelekha Mitra, Abhishek Chatterjee, Priyadarshini Chatterjee and Arjun Chakraborty. It is based on the novel Rangeen Prithibi by Suchitra Bhattacharya. Hindi film actor Sunny Deol played an important role in the film.
Tolly Cobbold is a former brewery, with strong roots in Suffolk, England.
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Prince Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly was a Baltic German Field Marshal and Minister of War of the Russian Empire during Napoleon's invasion in 1812 and War of the Sixth Coalition. Barclay implemented a number of reforms during this time that improved supply system in the army, doubled the number of army troops, and implemented new combat training principles. He was also the Governor-General of Finland.
The Order of Saint George is today the highest purely military decoration of the Russian Federation. Originally established November 26, 1769 as the highest military decoration of the Russian Empire by Empress Catherine the Great. After the 1917 Russian Revolution it was awarded by the White movement anti-communist forces under Alexander Kolchak until their collapse in 1921. The order was revived in the Russian Federation on August 8, 2000 by Decree №1463 of the President of Russia. The current award criteria were amended on September 7, 2010 by Presidential Decree 1099.
The Battle of Smolensk was the first major battle of the French invasion of Russia. It took place on 16–18 August 1812 and involved 45,000–50,000 men and 84 guns of the Grande Armée under Emperor Napoleon I against 30,000–35,000 Russian troops and 108 guns under General Barclay de Tolly. Napoleon attacked Smolensk, occupied by Prince Pyotr Bagration's Second Army and captured two of the suburbs. During the night the Russians evacuated the burning city.
The Battle of Valutino took place on 19 August 1812, between a corps of French and allied troops led by Marshal Ney, about 30,000 strong, and a strong rear-guard of General Barclay de Tolly's Russian army of about 40,000, commanded by the general himself. The Russians were strongly posted in marshy ground, protected by a small stream, about 20 Kilometers east of Smolensk. The French, attacking resolutely, captured the Russian position in the face of considerable physical obstacles.
Clan Barclay is a Lowland Scottish clan.
Barclays Investment Bank is a British multinational investment bank under the auspices of Barclays headquartered in London. It provides advisory, financing and risk management services to large companies, institutions and government clients. It is a primary dealer in U.S. Treasury securities and various European Government bonds.
Tõrva is a town in Tõrva Parish, in Valga County, southern Estonia. It is situated on the banks of Õhne River. Tõrva has an area of 4.80 km2 (2 sq mi) and a population of 2800, making it the second largest of the three towns in Valga County.
Vasily Ivanovich Demuth-Malinovsky was a Russian sculptor whose works represent the quintessence of the Empire style.
Towie is a small hamlet in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, close to Alford and Lumsden, on the River Don.
Boris Ivanovich Orlovsky was a Russian Neoclassical sculptor.
The Battle of Saltanovka, also known as the Battle of Mogilev, was a battle during the early stages of the 1812 French invasion of Russia.
Raroia, or Raro-nuku, is an atoll of the Tuamotus chain in French Polynesia, located 740 km northeast of Tahiti and 6 km southwest of Takume. Administratively it is a part of the commune of Makemo.
Barclay Square is a public square and park in the city of Tartu, Estonia, adjacent to the Ülikooli street. It is named after Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly and there is a large monument in the park honoring him.
Brent Walker was a UK company involved in property, gambling, distilled beverages and pubs. It was founded by George Walker, the brother of the boxer Billy Walker.
The Battle of Vitebsk, sometimes spelled Witepsk, was a military engagement that took place on 26 and 27 July 1812 during the French invasion of Russia. The battle put a French force, under the command of Emperor Napoleon I, in combat with Russian rearguard forces under General Petr Konovnitsyn and Peter von der Pahlen and ended with the Russian forces making a strategic retreat from the battlefield.
Barclays plc is a British multinational investment bank and financial services company, headquartered in London. Apart from investment banking, Barclays is organised into four core businesses: personal banking, corporate banking, wealth management, and investment management.
Michael Barclay may refer to:
Alexander Magnus Friedrich Fürst Barclay de Tolly-Weymarn, born as Alexander Magnus Friedrich von Weymarn, was a Baltic German military commander who served in the Imperial Russian Army.
Barclay de Tolly is the name of a Baltic German noble family of Scottish origin. During the time of the Revolution of 1688 in Britain, the family migrated to Russia from Towy (Towie) in Aberdeenshire. It then became a German-speaking family in Livonia.
The Special Chancellery was a unit of Russian foreign intelligence in the beginning of the 19th century, serving the reign of Alexander I of Russia during the Napoleonic wars. The Special Chancellery participated in the two years prior to and during the French Invasion of Russia in 1812. The Special Chancellery operated under the Minister of War. The Minister of War at the time, Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly, created the Special Chancellery in 1812. The Special Chancellery’s mission was to gather intelligence on the political activity, military activity, and economy of European states that were a potential enemy of Russia, particularly France. Its operations focused on strategic intelligence, operational and tactical intelligence, and counterintelligence. The Special Chancellery is known to be the birth of counterespionage in Russia.