Aleksei Brusilov

1853 - 1926

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Aleksei Alekseyevich Brusilov (Russian: Алексей Алексеевич Брусилов, IPA: [ɐlʲɪkˈsʲej ɐlʲɪkˈsʲejɪvʲɪdʑ brʊˈsʲiɫəf]; 31 August [O.S. 19 August] 1853 – 17 March 1926) was a Russian and later Soviet general most noted for the development of new offensive tactics used in the 1916 Brusilov offensive, which was his greatest achievement. Born into an aristocratic military family, Brusilov trained as a cavalry officer, but by 1914 had realized that cavalry was obsolete against modern weapons of warfare such as machine gun and artillery. Historians He is considered a very outstanding general who won many battles against the Austro-Hungarian army. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aleksei Brusilov has received more than 558,149 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia. Aleksei Brusilov is the 198th most popular military personnel (down from 184th in 2019), the 15th most popular biography from Georgia and the 2nd most popular Georgian Military Personnel.

Aleksei Brusilov was a Russian general who is most famous for his offensive in 1916.

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Among military personnels, Aleksei Brusilov ranks 198 out of 2,058Before him are Emmanuel de Grouchy, marquis de Grouchy, Roman von Ungern-Sternberg, Giovanni Giustiniani, Syagrius, Date Masamune, and Dietrich von Choltitz. After him are Bai Qi, Maximilian von Weichs, Andrey Vlasov, Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne, Viscount of Turenne, Oskar Dirlewanger, and Sun Jian.

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Among people born in 1853, Aleksei Brusilov ranks 10Before him are Wilhelm Ostwald, Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca, Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, Carl Larsson, Chulalongkorn, and Albrecht Kossel. After him are José Martí, Vladimir Solovyov, Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia, Ferdinand Hodler, Errico Malatesta, and Mozaffar ad-Din Shah Qajar. Among people deceased in 1926, Aleksei Brusilov ranks 17Before him are Camillo Golgi, Sunjong of Korea, Symon Petliura, Emil Kraepelin, Louise of Sweden, and Rudolph Valentino. After him are Gertrude Bell, Nikola Pašić, Margherita of Savoy, Olga Constantinovna of Russia, John Browning, and Kim Hyong-jik.

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Among people born in Georgia, Aleksei Brusilov ranks 15 out of 406Before him are Yakov Dzhugashvili (1907), Tigran Petrosian (1929), Zviad Gamsakhurdia (1939), Sergei Parajanov (1924), Niko Pirosmani (1862), and David IV of Georgia (1073). After him are Sayat-Nova (1712), Nona Gaprindashvili (1941), Sergo Ordzhonikidze (1886), Mikheil Saakashvili (1967), Sergei Witte (1849), and Rusudan of Georgia (1194).


Among military personnels born in Georgia, Aleksei Brusilov ranks 2Before him are Yakov Dzhugashvili (1907). After him are Roustam Raza (1783), Meliton Kantaria (1920), Gurgen Dalibaltayan (1926), Kakutsa Cholokashvili (1888), Oleksii Arestovych (1975), Abu Omar al-Shishani (1986), and Zaza Gogava (1971).