Dmitry Yazov

1924 - 2020

Dmitry Yazov

Dmitry Timofeyevich Yazov (Russian: Дми́трий Тимофе́евич Я́зов; 8 November 1924 – 25 February 2020) was the last Marshal of the Soviet Union, appointed to that rank on 28 April 1990, and was the only Marshal born in Siberia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dmitry Yazov has received more than 266,793 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,000th most popular military personnel.

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Among military personnels, Dmitry Yazov ranks 464 out of 1,194Before him are Archduke Karl Ferdinand of Austria, Mikhail Kirponos, José Sanjurjo, Theodor Busse, Thomas the Slav, and Wilhelm von Tegetthoff. After him are Mitsuru Ushijima, Ernst Lindemann, Sergei Skripal, Karl Mack von Leiberich, Oghul Qaimish, and Hans-Joachim Marseille.

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Among people born in 1924, Dmitry Yazov ranks 67Before him are Moktar Ould Daddah, James Black, Roza Shanina, Georges Prêtre, Roberto Eduardo Viola, and Bulat Okudzhava. After him are Eva Marie Saint, Madame Nhu, Ahmadou Ahidjo, John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer, Machiko Kyō, and Lee Iacocca. Among people deceased in 2020, Dmitry Yazov ranks 18Before him are Mary Higgins Clark, Philip Warren Anderson, Stirling Moss, Joel Schumacher, Kenny Rogers, and Clive Cussler. After him are John Horton Conway, Ken Hensley, Brian Dennehy, Freeman Dyson, Vera Lynn, and Jerry Stiller.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Dmitry Yazov ranks 398 out of 2,050Before him are Patriarch Nikon of Moscow (1605), Leonid Andreyev (1871), Klaus Störtebeker (1360), Grigori Perelman (1966), Michael Chekhov (1891), and Eduard Limonov (1943). After him are Basil Fool for Christ (1468), Vera Zasulich (1849), Sergei Skripal (1951), Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia (1875), Gabdulkhay Akhatov (1927), and Vasily Surikov (1848).


Among military personnels born in Russia, Dmitry Yazov ranks 31Before him are Vasily Sokolovsky (1897), Alexander Yegorov (1883), Andrei Grechko (1903), Leonid Govorov (1897), Zinovy Rozhestvensky (1848), and Roza Shanina (1924). After him are Sergei Skripal (1951), Viktor Kulikov (1921), Pavel Nakhimov (1802), Lauri Törni (1919), Dmitry Pavlov (1897), and Dietrich von Saucken (1892).

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