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Georgy Zhukov

1896 - 1974

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Georgy Konstantinovich Zhukov (Russian: Георгий Константинович Жуков, IPA: [ɡʲɪˈorɡʲɪj kənstɐnʲˈtʲinəvʲɪtɕ ˈʐukəf] (listen); 1 December 1896 – 18 June 1974) was a 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). During World War II, Zhukov oversaw some of the Red Army's most decisive victories. Born to a poor peasant family from central Russia, Zhukov was conscripted into the Imperial Russian Army and fought in World War I. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georgy Zhukov has received more than 5,847,228 page views. His biography is available in 83 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 78 in 2019). Georgy Zhukov is the 243rd most popular politician (up from 257th in 2019), the 34th most popular biography from Russia (up from 39th in 2019) and the 15th 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 243 out of 15,577Before him are Olof Palme, Ashurbanipal, Puyi, Mars, Enver Hoxha, and Emperor Meiji. After him are James VI and I, Şehzade Bayezid, Woodrow Wilson, Helmut Kohl, Henry II of France, and Philip V of Spain.

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Among people born in 1896, Georgy Zhukov ranks 5Before him are Jean Piaget, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Wallis Simpson, and Lev Vygotsky. After him are André Breton, Imre Nagy, Tristan Tzara, Roman Jakobson, Konstantin Rokossovsky, Antonin Artaud, and Eugenio Montale. Among people deceased in 1974, Georgy Zhukov ranks 3Before him are Oskar Schindler and Charles Lindbergh. After him are Georges Pompidou, Juan Perón, James Chadwick, Lyudmila Pavlichenko, Vittorio De Sica, Amin al-Husseini, Pär Lagerkvist, Baldur von Schirach, and U Thant.

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Among people born in Russia, Georgy Zhukov ranks 34 out of 3,262Before him are Alexander III of Russia (1845), Yuri Andropov (1914), Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873), Maxim Gorky (1868), Lev Yashin (1929), and Paul I of Russia (1754). After him are Valentina Tereshkova (1937), Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (1918), Mikhail Kalashnikov (1919), Elizabeth of Russia (1709), Alexander II of Russia (1818), and Modest Mussorgsky (1839).


Among politicians born in Russia, Georgy Zhukov ranks 15Before him are Kim Jong-il (1941), Alexander I of Russia (1777), Nicholas I of Russia (1796), Alexander III of Russia (1845), Yuri Andropov (1914), and Paul I of Russia (1754). After him are Elizabeth of Russia (1709), Alexander II of Russia (1818), Konstantin Chernenko (1911), Vyacheslav Molotov (1890), Turhan Hatice Sultan (1627), and Vladimir the Great (958).