Aleksandr Vassilievich Samsonov (Russian: Алекса́ндр Васи́льевич Самсо́нов; 14 November 1859 – 30 August 1914) was a career officer in the cavalry of the Imperial Russian Army and a general during the Russo-Japanese War and World War I.
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Primary source: Chronology of the War.
- "Alexander Samsonov". Wikipedia: The free encyclopaedia. (accessed 6 February, 2018).
- Events primarily sourced from, but not limited to: Lord Edward Gleichen (1918–1920). Chronology of the War. Volumes I, II & III. Constable & Company, London. (Copyright expired) Less frequently used sources are referenced separately.