Dmitry Pozharsky

1577 - 1642

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Dmitry Mikhaylovich Pozharsky (Russian: Дми́трий Миха́йлович Пожа́рский, IPA: [ˈdmʲitrʲɪj mʲɪˈxajləvʲɪtɕ pɐˈʐarskʲɪj]; 17 October 1577 – 30 April 1642) was a Russian prince known for his military leadership during the Polish–Muscovite War from 1611 to 1612. Pozharsky formed the Second Volunteer Army with Kuzma Minin in Nizhny Novgorod against the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth's occupation of Russia during the Time of Troubles, resulting in Polish withdrawal after Russian victory at the Battle of Moscow in 1612. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dmitry Pozharsky has received more than 139,693 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Dmitry Pozharsky is the 487th most popular military personnel (up from 569th in 2019), the 434th most popular biography from Russia (up from 470th in 2019) and the 37th most popular Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Dmitry Pozharsky ranks 487 out of 1,468Before him are Harpagus, Jean-Charles Pichegru, Henri Guisan, Ernst Lindemann, Heinz Harmel, and Lucius Artorius Castus. After him are Hans Baur, Gottfried Heinrich Graf zu Pappenheim, Lazare Hoche, Pierre Cambronne, William Bligh, and Norman Schwarzkopf Jr..

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Among people born in 1577, Dmitry Pozharsky ranks 8Before him are Christian IV of Denmark, Beatrice Cenci, Nur Jahan, François Leclerc du Tremblay, Cristofano Allori, and Paul Guldin. After him are Scipione Borghese, Piet Pieterszoon Hein, Fidelis of Sigmaringen, Louis V, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, Jacob Cats, and Gerardus Vossius. Among people deceased in 1642, Dmitry Pozharsky ranks 7Before him are Galileo Galilei, Cardinal Richelieu, Marie de' Medici, Guido Reni, Saskia van Uylenburgh, and Safi of Persia. After him are Henri Coiffier de Ruzé, Marquis of Cinq-Mars, Pieter van Laer, Friedrich Kettler, and Sophia Hedwig of Brunswick-Lüneburg.

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Among people born in Russia, Dmitry Pozharsky ranks 434 out of 3,262Before him are Lauri Törni (1919), Ramzan Kadyrov (1976), Sergei Krikalev (1958), Valeri Polyakov (1942), Yury Luzhkov (1936), and Edith Södergran (1892). After him are Valery Gergiev (1953), Yuriy Sedykh (1955), Igor Ivanov (1945), Lyubov Popova (1889), Alexander Ostrovsky (1823), and Grand Duchess Alexandra Nikolaevna of Russia (1825).


Among military personnels born in Russia, Dmitry Pozharsky ranks 37Before him are Dmitry Pavlov (1897), Viktor Kulikov (1921), Pavel Nakhimov (1802), Zinovy Rozhestvensky (1848), Roza Shanina (1924), and Lauri Törni (1919). After him are Fyodor Ushakov (1745), Alexander Sergeyevich Menshikov (1787), Werner Ostendorff (1903), Filipp Golikov (1900), Alexander Pokryshkin (1913), and Valery Gerasimov (1955).