Anton Denikin

1872 - 1947

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Anton Ivanovich Denikin (Russian: Антон Иванович Деникин, IPA: [ɐnˈton ɪˈvanəvʲɪtɕ dʲɪˈnʲikʲɪn]; 16 December [O.S. 4 December] 1872 – 7 August 1947) was a Russian military leader who served as the acting supreme ruler of the Russian State and the commander-in-chief of the armed forces of South Russia during the Russian Civil War of 1917–1923. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anton Denikin has received more than 740,043 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Anton Denikin is the 165th most popular military personnel (up from 189th in 2019), the 91st most popular biography from Poland (down from 87th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Polish Military Personnel.

Anton Denikin is most famous for his role in the Russian Civil War. He was a commander of the White Army, which was fighting against the Red Army. Denikin was a general in the Imperial Russian Army and led the White Army to victory in the south of Russia.

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Among military personnels, Anton Denikin ranks 165 out of 2,058Before him are Hermann Fegelein, Alexander Selkirk, Joseph Joffre, Louis, Grand Condé, Joachim Peiper, and Semyon Budyonny. After him are Matilda of Tuscany, Paul Hausser, Dragut, Helmuth von Moltke the Younger, Helmuth Weidling, and Zhao Yun.

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Among people born in 1872, Anton Denikin ranks 12Before him are Alexandra Feodorovna, Calvin Coolidge, Johan Huizinga, Charles Greeley Abbot, Paul Langevin, and Marcel Mauss. After him are Emil Hácha, Richard Willstätter, Léon Blum, Sergei Diaghilev, Louis Blériot, and Djemal Pasha. Among people deceased in 1947, Anton Denikin ranks 18Before him are Jozef Tiso, Victor Horta, Raoul Wallenberg, Alfred North Whitehead, Ettore Bugatti, and Halford Mackinder. After him are Aung San, Ernst Lubitsch, Han van Meegeren, G. H. Hardy, Karl Mannheim, and Frederick Gowland Hopkins.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Anton Denikin ranks 91 out of 1,694Before him are Robert Luther (1822), Friedrich Bergius (1884), Norbert Elias (1897), Isidor Isaac Rabi (1898), Ferdinand von Richthofen (1833), and Benoit Mandelbrot (1924). After him are Johannes Hevelius (1611), Egon Krenz (1937), Krzysztof Penderecki (1933), Horst Köhler (1943), Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein (1858), and Stefan Banach (1892).


Among military personnels born in Poland, Anton Denikin ranks 9Before him are Fedor von Bock (1880), Günther von Kluge (1882), Konstantin Rokossovsky (1896), Hans-Ulrich Rudel (1916), Erich von Falkenhayn (1861), and Werner von Blomberg (1878). After him are Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski (1899), Alfred von Tirpitz (1849), Władysław Sikorski (1881), Jan Henryk Dąbrowski (1755), Otto Liman von Sanders (1855), and Erwin von Witzleben (1881).