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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 261,307 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Ivan Bagramyan is the 254th most popular military personnel (up from 299th in 2019), the 14th most popular biography from Azerbaijan (down from 12th 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 254 out of 1,468Before him are Eumenes, Federico da Montefeltro, Pittacus of Mytilene, Franz Stangl, Rochus Misch, and Otto Liman von Sanders. After him are Władysław Sikorski, Italo Balbo, Maurice de Saxe, Lothar Rendulic, Svetozar Boroević, and Andranik.

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Among people born in 1897, Ivan Bagramyan ranks 33Before him are Otto Strasser, Kurt Daluege, Karl-Otto Koch, Hasso von Manteuffel, Karl Gebhardt, and Odd Hassel. After him are Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, John Franklin Enders, Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood, Kirill Meretskov, Paul Delvaux, and Margaret Mahler. Among people deceased in 1982, Ivan Bagramyan ranks 29Before him are Karl von Frisch, Hans Selye, Gilles Villeneuve, Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr, Mikhail Suslov, and Hugh Everett III. After him are Hugo Theorell, Helen of Greece and Denmark, Georges Perec, Curd Jürgens, Cevdet Sunay, and John Belushi.

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Among people born in Azerbaijan, Ivan Bagramyan ranks 14 out of 189Before him are Mstislav Rostropovich (1927), Garry Kasparov (1963), Imadaddin Nasimi (1369), Nadezhda Alliluyeva (1901), Lotfi A. Zadeh (1921), and Abulfaz Elchibey (1938). After him are Ayaz Mutallibov (1938), Uzeyir Hajibeyov (1885), Mammad Amin Rasulzadeh (1884), Mirza Fatali Akhundov (1812), Garegin Nzhdeh (1886), and Artur Rasizade (1935).


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