Ivan Bagramyan

1897 - 1982

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Ivan Khristoforovich Bagramyan, also known as Hovhannes Khachaturi Baghramyan (2 December [O.S. 20 November] 1897 – 21 September 1982), was a Soviet military commander and Marshal of the Soviet Union of Armenian origin. During World War II Bagramyan was the second non-Slavic military officer, after Latvian Max Reyter, to become a commander of a Front. He was among several Armenians in the Soviet Army who held the highest proportion of high-ranking officers in the Soviet military during the war.Bagramyan's experience in military planning as a chief of staff allowed him to distinguish himself as a capable commander in the early stages of the Soviet counter-offensives against Nazi Germany. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ivan Bagramyan has received more than 235,039 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Ivan Bagramyan is the 299th most popular military personnel (down from 290th in 2019), the 12th most popular biography from Azerbaijan and the most popular Azerbaijani Military Personnel.

Ivan Bagramyan is most famous for his work in the field of astrophysics. He is known for his contributions to the study of the cosmic microwave background radiation, and for his work in the field of galactic evolution.

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Among military personnels, Ivan Bagramyan ranks 299 out of 1,466Before him are Maurice de Saxe, Günther Prien, Alexander Yegorov, Tomoyuki Yamashita, Alexandre de Beauharnais, and Gnaeus Julius Agricola. After him are Walther Wenck, Francisco de Miranda, Eduard von Böhm-Ermolli, Raimondo Montecuccoli, Carl-Heinrich von Stülpnagel, and Hans-Jürgen von Arnim.

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Among people born in 1897, Ivan Bagramyan ranks 34Before him are Otto Strasser, Karl-Otto Koch, Paul Delvaux, Karl Gebhardt, Tadeusz Reichstein, and Odd Hassel. After him are Margaret Mahler, Kirill Meretskov, Vasily Sokolovsky, Gershom Scholem, Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood, and John Cockcroft. Among people deceased in 1982, Ivan Bagramyan ranks 37Before him are E. H. Carr, John Belushi, Mikhail Suslov, Curd Jürgens, Cevdet Sunay, and Lee Strasberg. After him are Walther Wenck, Peter Weiss, William Giauque, Walter Hallstein, Anna German, and Varlam Shalamov.

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Among people born in Azerbaijan, Ivan Bagramyan ranks 12 out of 159Before him are Imadaddin Nasimi (1369), Zecharia Sitchin (1920), Garry Kasparov (1963), Arghun (1250), Ilham Aliyev (1961), and Nadezhda Alliluyeva (1901). After him are Abulfaz Elchibey (1938), Lotfi A. Zadeh (1921), Serzh Sargsyan (1954), Ayaz Mutallibov (1938), Mammad Amin Rasulzadeh (1884), and Uzeyir Hajibeyov (1885).


Among military personnels born in Azerbaijan, Ivan Bagramyan ranks 1After him are Samad bey Mehmandarov (1855), Hamazasp Babadzhanian (1906), Ziba Ganiyeva (1923), and Polad Hashimov (1975).