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Anton Denikin

1872 - 1947

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Anton Ivanovich Denikin (Russian: Анто́н Ива́нович Дени́кин, 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 670,348 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia. Anton Denikin is the 184th most popular military personnel (down from 175th in 2019), the 87th most popular biography from Poland (down from 81st in 2019) and the 8th 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 184 out of 1,468Before him are Helmuth von Moltke the Younger, Aleksei Brusilov, Felix Steiner, Walther von Reichenau, Syagrius, and Draža Mihailović. After him are Wilhelm List, Wilhelm Burgdorf, Erhard Milch, Yue Fei, Jean-de-Dieu Soult, and Amr ibn al-As.

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Among people born in 1872, Anton Denikin ranks 14Before him are Haakon VII of Norway, Paul Langevin, Léon Blum, Emil Hácha, Marcel Mauss, and Djemal Pasha. After him are Sergei Diaghilev, Richard Willstätter, Louis Blériot, Charles Greeley Abbot, Maurice Gamelin, and Helena Rubinstein. Among people deceased in 1947, Anton Denikin ranks 21Before him are Alfred North Whitehead, Halford Mackinder, Ettore Bugatti, Black Dahlia, Han van Meegeren, and Aung San. After him are Ernst Lubitsch, Pierre Bonnard, Karl Mannheim, Nicholas Roerich, Frederick Gowland Hopkins, and Victor Lustig.

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Among people born in Poland, Anton Denikin ranks 87 out of 1,454Before him are Benoit Mandelbrot (1924), Carl Menger (1840), Egon Krenz (1937), Ladislaus I of Hungary (1046), Johannes Hevelius (1611), and Krzysztof Penderecki (1933). After him are Kurt Alder (1902), Judah Loew ben Bezalel (1512), Dziga Vertov (1896), Isidor Isaac Rabi (1898), Friedrich Bergius (1884), and Ulrich Beck (1944).


Among military personnels born in Poland, Anton Denikin ranks 8Before him are Fedor von Bock (1880), Erich Ludendorff (1865), Günther von Kluge (1882), 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), Erwin von Witzleben (1881), Jan Henryk Dąbrowski (1755), Rochus Misch (1917), and Otto Liman von Sanders (1855).