Anton Denikin

1872 - 1947

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Anton Ivanovich Denikin (Russian: Анто́н Ива́нович Дени́кин [ɐnˈton ɪˈvanəvʲɪtɕ dʲɪˈnʲikʲɪn]; 16 December [O.S. 4 December] 1872 – 7 August 1947) was a Russian Lieutenant General in the Imperial Russian Army (1916), later served as the Deputy Supreme Ruler of Russia during the Russian Civil War of 1917–1922. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anton Denikin has received more than 491,187 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia. Anton Denikin is the 175th most popular military personnel (down from 161st in 2019), the 81st most popular biography from Poland (up from 85th in 2019) and the 11th 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 175 out of 1,466Before him are Lavr Kornilov, John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, Mikhail Frunze, Paul Tibbets, Felix Steiner, and Dragut. After him are Wilhelm List, Joachim Peiper, Charles V, Duke of Lorraine, Lucius Aemilius Paullus Macedonicus, Pyotr Bagration, and Joseph Joffre.

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Among people born in 1872, Anton Denikin ranks 12Before him are Haakon VII of Norway, Alexandra Feodorovna, Calvin Coolidge, Djemal Pasha, Sergei Diaghilev, and Marcel Mauss. After him are Léon Blum, Louis Blériot, Richard Willstätter, Emil Hácha, Paul Langevin, and Charles Greeley Abbot. Among people deceased in 1947, Anton Denikin ranks 19Before him are Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten, George II of Greece, Alfred North Whitehead, Ettore Bugatti, G. H. Hardy, and Black Dahlia. After him are Halford Mackinder, Karl Mannheim, Ernst Lubitsch, Pierre Bonnard, Frederick Gowland Hopkins, and Nicholas Roerich.

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Among people born in Poland, Anton Denikin ranks 81 out of 1,231Before him are Casimir IV Jagiellon (1427), Erwin von Witzleben (1881), Lech Kaczyński (1949), Andrzej Sapkowski (1948), John II Casimir Vasa (1609), and Zbigniew Brzezinski (1928). After him are Emil von Behring (1854), Pola Negri (1897), Hanna Reitsch (1912), Anna Anderson (1896), Carl Menger (1840), and Ladislaus I of Hungary (1046).


Among military personnels born in Poland, Anton Denikin ranks 11Before him are Günther von Kluge (1882), Hans-Ulrich Rudel (1916), Konstantin Rokossovsky (1896), Werner von Blomberg (1878), Erich von Falkenhayn (1861), and Erwin von Witzleben (1881). After him are Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski (1899), Kurt Student (1890), Otto Liman von Sanders (1855), Alfred von Tirpitz (1849), Władysław Sikorski (1881), and Rochus Misch (1917).