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 of Armenian origin who held the rank of Marshal of the Soviet Union. During World War II, Bagramyan was the second non-Slavic military officer, after Latvian Max Reyter, to become a commander of a front. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ivan Bagramyan has received more than 320,844 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Ivan Bagramyan is the 255th most popular military personnel (up from 261st in 2019), the 13th most popular biography from Azerbaijan (up from 14th in 2019) 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 255 out of 2,058Before him are Roger de Flor, Matthew C. Perry, Qutayba ibn Muslim, Jean Victor Marie Moreau, Karl Wolff, and Italo Balbo. After him are Otto Günsche, Otto Liman von Sanders, Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque, Craterus, Hasdrubal Barca, and Omar Bradley.

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Among people born in 1897, Ivan Bagramyan ranks 31Before him are Odd Hassel, Yun Posun, Enid Blyton, Paul Delvaux, Kurt Daluege, and Karl Gebhardt. After him are Otto Strasser, Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, Hasso von Manteuffel, Plaek Phibunsongkhram, Georg Wittig, and Karl-Otto Koch. Among people deceased in 1982, Ivan Bagramyan ranks 35Before him are Gilles Villeneuve, Jiro Horikoshi, William Giauque, Mikhail Suslov, Stanford Moore, and Curd Jürgens. After him are Hans Selye, Władysław Gomułka, Cevdet Sunay, Bachir Gemayel, Helen of Greece and Denmark, and Hermann Balck.

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In Azerbaijan

Among people born in Azerbaijan, Ivan Bagramyan ranks 13 out of 232Before him are Arghun (1250), Garry Kasparov (1963), Imadaddin Nasimi (1369), Abulfaz Elchibey (1938), Nadezhda Alliluyeva (1901), and Zecharia Sitchin (1920). After him are Lotfi A. Zadeh (1921), Ayaz Mutallibov (1938), Artur Rasizade (1935), Garegin Nzhdeh (1886), Mirza Fatali Akhundov (1812), and Ali Asadov (1956).


Among military personnels born in Azerbaijan, Ivan Bagramyan ranks 1After him are Hamazasp Babadzhanian (1906), Ziba Ganiyeva (1923), Samad bey Mehmandarov (1855), Movses Silikyan (1862), Aliagha Shikhlinski (1863), Albert Agarunov (1969), Hikmat Mirzayev (1968), and Polad Hashimov (1975).