|Died||20 September 1819 (aged 81)|
|Place of death||Kherson, Russia|
|Years of service||1768–1799|
|Rank||General of the Cavalry|
Wilhelm Christoforovich Derfelden (Russian: Вильгельм Христофорович Дерфельден) (1737 – 20 September 1819) was a Imperial Russian General of the Cavalry from a family of Baltic Germans. He fought in the Russo-Turkish War of 1768–1774, Russo-Turkish War of 1787–1792, Polish–Russian War of 1792, and Kościuszko Uprising of 1794. In the latter conflict he led troops in the battles of Chełm and Praga. After a period of unemployment, he joined Alexander Suvorov's army in 1799 as a military mentor to Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich of Russia. He subsequently led a corps at Novi, Gotthard Pass, and in Suvorov's Switzerland campaign.
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