Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Spiridon Eristovich Zhevakhov (Russian: ) or Spiridon Javakhishvili (Georgian: ) (1768 July 25, 1815) was a Russian general of Georgian noble descent and a participant of the Napoleonic Wars. Zhevakhov was born in the émigré Georgian family of Prince Javakhishvili who had an estate in Ukraine. He enlisted in the Leib-Guard Preobrazhensky regiment in 1779 and took part in the war against the Turkey (1787-1792), Poland (1794), Persia (1796), and Suvorov s campaign in Switzerland (1799). In 1797, he joined the Pavlograd hussar regiment of which he would become a commander in 1810. He fought against Napoleonic France from 1805 to 1807 and was promoted to a colonel in 1807. During the French invasion of Russia in 1812, Zhevakhov served in the 3rd Army of the West and successfully commanded cavalry units.