Georgy Zhukov

1896 - 1974

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Georgy Konstantinovich Zhukov (Russian: Георгий Константинович Жуков; listen ; 1 December 1896 – 18 June 1974) was a Soviet general and Marshal of the Soviet Union. He also served as Chief of the General Staff, Minister of Defence, and was a member of the Presidium of the Communist Party (later Politburo). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georgy Zhukov has received more than 4,577,768 page views. His biography is available in 78 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 76 in 2019). Georgy Zhukov is the 257th most popular politician (up from 263rd in 2019), the 39th most popular biography from Russia (up from 40th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Russian Politician.

Georgy Zhukov was most famous for leading the Red Army to victory in World War II.

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Among politicians, Georgy Zhukov ranks 257 out of 15,710Before him are Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor, Georges Danton, Edward III of England, Edward I of England, Oleg of Novgorod, and Leopold II of Belgium. After him are Ariel Sharon, Yuri Andropov, Theodore Roosevelt, Yitzhak Rabin, Charles XII of Sweden, and Beatrix of the Netherlands.

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Among people born in 1896, Georgy Zhukov ranks 4Before him are F. Scott Fitzgerald, Jean Piaget, and Wallis Simpson. After him are Lev Vygotsky, André Breton, Imre Nagy, Tristan Tzara, Roman Jakobson, Antonin Artaud, Trygve Lie, and Konstantin Rokossovsky. Among people deceased in 1974, Georgy Zhukov ranks 3Before him are Charles Lindbergh and Oskar Schindler. After him are Georges Pompidou, Juan Perón, James Chadwick, Lyudmila Pavlichenko, Vittorio De Sica, Pär Lagerkvist, Amin al-Husseini, Baldur von Schirach, and U Thant.

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Among people born in Russia, Georgy Zhukov ranks 39 out of 2,688Before him are Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844), Alexander III of Russia (1845), Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (1918), Paul I of Russia (1754), Vladimir Nabokov (1899), and Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia (1901). After him are Yuri Andropov (1914), Valentina Tereshkova (1937), Alexander II of Russia (1818), David Hilbert (1862), Konstantin Chernenko (1911), and Elizabeth of Russia (1709).


Among politicians born in Russia, Georgy Zhukov ranks 14Before him are Boris Yeltsin (1931), Kim Jong-il (1941), Alexander I of Russia (1777), Nicholas I of Russia (1796), Alexander III of Russia (1845), and Paul I of Russia (1754). After him are Yuri Andropov (1914), Alexander II of Russia (1818), Konstantin Chernenko (1911), Elizabeth of Russia (1709), Vyacheslav Molotov (1890), and Rurik (830).