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Kliment Voroshilov

1881 - 1969

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Kliment Yefremovich Voroshilov (Russian: Климе́нт Ефре́мович Вороши́лов​ , Ukrainian: Климент Охрімович Ворошилов, Klyment Okhrimovych Voroshylov), popularly known as Klim Voroshilov (Russian: Клим Вороши́лов, Klim Vorošilov; 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 highest military rank of the Soviet Union, 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 modern 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 1,179,959 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Kliment Voroshilov is the 652nd most popular politician, the 20th most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 16th in 2019) and the 10th 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 652 out of 15,577Before him are Igor of Kiev, Jean-Bédel Bokassa, Margaret of Austria, Duchess of Savoy, Edmund Burke, Michael I of Romania, and Suharto. After him are Tiberius Gracchus, Daniel Ortega, Benjamin Netanyahu, Edward the Elder, Archduchess Gisela of Austria, and Charles IV of Spain.

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Among people born in 1881, Kliment Voroshilov ranks 8Before him are Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Alexander Fleming, Pope John XXIII, Stefan Zweig, Béla Bartók, and Anna Pavlova. After him are Lu Xun, Enver Pasha, Hans Kelsen, Ludwig von Mises, Alexander Kerensky, and Roger Martin du Gard. Among people deceased in 1969, Kliment Voroshilov ranks 9Before him are Karl Jaspers, Walter Gropius, Theodor W. Adorno, Sharon Tate, Judy Garland, and Franz von Papen. After him are Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Liu Shaoqi, Brian Jones, Rocky Marciano, Otto Stern, and Jack Kerouac.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Kliment Voroshilov ranks 20 out of 1,083Before him are Joseph Conrad (1857), Helena Blavatsky (1831), Bohdan Khmelnytsky (1595), Svetlana Alexievich (1948), Taras Shevchenko (1814), and Sviatoslav I of Kiev (942). After him are Anna Akhmatova (1889), Lyudmila Pavlichenko (1916), Stanisław Leszczyński (1677), Leonid Kuchma (1938), Vaslav Nijinsky (1889), and Ludwig von Mises (1881).

Among POLITICIANS In Ukraine

Among politicians born in Ukraine, Kliment Voroshilov ranks 10Before him are Viktor Yanukovych (1950), Hafsa Sultan (1479), Stepan Bandera (1909), Golda Meir (1898), John III Sobieski (1629), and Sviatoslav I of Kiev (942). After him are Stanisław Leszczyński (1677), Leonid Kuchma (1938), Viktor Yushchenko (1954), Grigory Zinoviev (1883), Yulia Tymoshenko (1960), and Ivan Mazepa (1639).