• Born year: 1722
  • Born in: n.a.
  • Death year: 1784
Zakhar Chernyshyov

Count Zakhar Grigoryevich Chernyshov or Tchernyshov (Russian: Захар Григорьевич Чернышёв; 1722 - 1784), best known for the 1760 raid on Berlin, rose to become Minister of War to the empress Catherine the Great of Russia. He left no children and the Tchernyshov majorat, instituted by him, passed to a younger brother, Ivan Tchernyshov.