Kliment Voroshilov

1881 - 1969

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Kliment Yefremovich Voroshilov (Russian: Климент Ефремович Ворошилов ; Ukrainian: Климент Охрімович Ворошилов, romanized: Klyment Okhrimovych Voroshylov), popularly known as Klim Voroshilov (Russian: Клим Ворошилов; 4 February 1881 – 2 December 1969), was a prominent Soviet military officer and politician during the Stalin-era. He was one of the original five Marshals of the Soviet Union, the second highest military rank of the Soviet Union (junior to the Generalissimus of the Soviet Union, which was a post only held by Joseph Stalin), and served as Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet, the nominal Soviet head of state, from 1953 to 1960. Born to a Russian worker's family in Ukraine, Voroshilov took part in the Russian Revolution of 1917 as an early member of the Bolsheviks. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kliment Voroshilov has received more than 1,447,137 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 58 in 2019). Kliment Voroshilov is the 863rd most popular politician (down from 645th in 2019), the 28th most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 20th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Ukrainian Politician.

Kliment Voroshilov was a Soviet military commander and politician. He served as the Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR from 1935 to 1941. He also served as a First Deputy Premier from 1939 to 1953. He was awarded the Order of Lenin, the Order of the Red Banner, and the Order of the Red Star.

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Among politicians, Kliment Voroshilov ranks 863 out of 19,576Before him are Barbara of Cilli, Rudolf I of Germany, William III of England, Diane de Poitiers, Louis Joseph, Dauphin of France, and Julius Nepos. After him are Lev Kamenev, Frederick V of Denmark, Charles VII, Holy Roman Emperor, Philip III of Macedon, Charles II of England, and Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria.

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Among people born in 1881, Kliment Voroshilov ranks 14Before him are Lu Xun, Anna Pavlova, Alexander Kerensky, Hans Kelsen, Enver Pasha, and Ludwig von Mises. After him are Walther von Brauchitsch, Roger Martin du Gard, Clinton Davisson, Guccio Gucci, Fernand Léger, and Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist. Among people deceased in 1969, Kliment Voroshilov ranks 11Before him are Walter Gropius, Franz von Papen, Sharon Tate, Judy Garland, Rocky Marciano, and Otto Stern. After him are Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, C. F. Powell, Jan Palach, Saud of Saudi Arabia, Liu Shaoqi, and Levi Eshkol.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Kliment Voroshilov ranks 28 out of 1,365Before him are Stefania Turkewich (1898), Anna Akhmatova (1889), Viktor Yushchenko (1954), Leonid Kuchma (1938), Élie Metchnikoff (1845), and Ludwig von Mises (1881). After him are Lyudmila Pavlichenko (1916), Vaslav Nijinsky (1889), Edgar de Wahl (1867), Sergei Korolev (1906), Wilhelm Reich (1897), and Ivan Mazepa (1639).

Among POLITICIANS In Ukraine

Among politicians born in Ukraine, Kliment Voroshilov ranks 13Before him are Hafsa Sultan (1479), Viktor Yanukovych (1950), Sviatoslav I of Kiev (942), Stanisław Leszczyński (1677), Viktor Yushchenko (1954), and Leonid Kuchma (1938). After him are Ivan Mazepa (1639), Moshe Sharett (1894), Grigory Zinoviev (1883), Leonid Kravchuk (1934), Volodymyr Zelensky (1978), and Levi Eshkol (1895).