• Born date: 1688-09-17
  • Born in: Tsardom of Russia
  • Death date: 1760-03-08
  • Death in: Kingdom of France
Mikhail Petrovich Bestuzhev-Ryumin

Count Mikhail Petrovich Bestuzhev-Ryumin (Михаи́л Петро́вич Бесту́жев-Рю́мин) (1688, Moscow – 1760) was a Russian diplomat. He was the son of Pyotr Bestuzhev and elder brother of the more famous Aleksey Bestuzhev.Mikhail Bestuzhev was brought up with his brother in Berlin. In 1705, Peter the Great commanded him to join the Russian embassy in Copenhagen.