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Andrey Vlasov

1901 - 1946

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Andrey Andreyevich Vlasov (Russian: Андрéй Андрéевич Влáсов, September 14 [O.S. September 1] 1901 – August 1, 1946) was a Soviet Red Army general and Nazi collaborator. During World War II, he fought in the Battle of Moscow and later was captured attempting to lift the siege of Leningrad. After being captured, he defected to Nazi Germany and headed the Russian Liberation Army (Russkaya osvoboditel'naya armiya, ROA). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andrey Vlasov has received more than 808,809 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia. Andrey Vlasov is the 158th most popular military personnel (up from 165th in 2019), the 152nd most popular biography from Russia (up from 154th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Russian Military Personnel.

Andrey Vlasov is most famous for being the first person to walk in space.

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Among military personnels, Andrey Vlasov ranks 158 out of 1,468Before him are Semyon Budyonny, Charles V, Duke of Lorraine, Alfred von Schlieffen, José de San Martín, Rudolf Abel, and Gertrude Bell. After him are Minamoto no Yoshitsune, Abraha, Pyotr Bagration, Louis-Alexandre Berthier, Joseph Joffre, and Ernst Busch.

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Among people born in 1901, Andrey Vlasov ranks 29Before him are Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, Joaquín Rodrigo, Margaret Mead, Jean Dubuffet, Simon Kuznets, and Max Euwe. After him are Milton H. Erickson, Witold Pilecki, Mohamed Naguib, Robert Bresson, Nadezhda Alliluyeva, and Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej. Among people deceased in 1946, Andrey Vlasov ranks 24Before him are Werner von Blomberg, Paul Langevin, Karl Haushofer, Fritz Sauckel, Manuel de Falla, and Gertrude Stein. After him are Ferenc Szálasi, Draža Mihailović, Amon Göth, Kurt Daluege, Karl Hermann Frank, and Gilbert N. Lewis.

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Among people born in Russia, Andrey Vlasov ranks 152 out of 3,262Before him are Anna Pavlovna of Russia (1795), Genrikh Yagoda (1891), Yemelyan Pugachev (1742), Semyon Budyonny (1883), Joseph Brodsky (1940), and Stenka Razin (1630). After him are Alexander Glazunov (1865), Paul Karrer (1889), Vladimir Vysotsky (1938), Andrey Kolmogorov (1903), Viktor Zubkov (1941), and Alexei Leonov (1934).


Among military personnels born in Russia, Andrey Vlasov ranks 11Before him are Mikhail Tukhachevsky (1893), Alexander Suvorov (1730), Konstantin Rokossovsky (1896), Vasily Chuikov (1900), Aleksandr Vasilevsky (1895), and Semyon Budyonny (1883). After him are Johannes Blaskowitz (1883), Felix Steiner (1896), Gotthard Heinrici (1886), Nikolai Vatutin (1901), Vasily Stalin (1921), and Yermak Timofeyevich (1532).