Kliment Voroshilov

1881 - 1969

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Kliment Yefremovich Voroshilov (Russian: Климе́нт Ефре́мович Вороши́лов​ , Ukrainian: Климент Охрімович Ворошилов, Klyment Okhrimovyč Vorošylov), 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 1,021,910 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Kliment Voroshilov is the 653rd most popular politician (up from 784th in 2019), the 16th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 30th in 2019) and the 7th 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 653 out of 15,710Before him are Qaboos bin Said al Said, Umberto II of Italy, John Adams, Constantine II, Jair Bolsonaro, and Halfdan Ragnarsson. After him are Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, Reza Shah, Yuan Shikai, Romanos IV Diogenes, Nursultan Nazarbayev, and Giuseppe Mazzini.

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Among people born in 1881, Kliment Voroshilov ranks 9Before him are Alexander Fleming, Stefan Zweig, Pope John XXIII, Béla Bartók, Lu Xun, and Anna Pavlova. After him are Alexander Kerensky, Enver Pasha, Ludwig von Mises, Walther von Brauchitsch, Roger Martin du Gard, and Fernand Léger. Among people deceased in 1969, Kliment Voroshilov ranks 10Before him are Karl Jaspers, Walter Gropius, Theodor W. Adorno, Sharon Tate, Franz von Papen, and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. After him are Rocky Marciano, Liu Shaoqi, Jack Kerouac, Otto Stern, Saud of Saudi Arabia, and Otto Dix.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Kliment Voroshilov ranks 16 out of 913Before him are Joseph Conrad (1857), Ilya Repin (1844), Helena Blavatsky (1831), Hafsa Sultan (1479), Bohdan Khmelnytsky (1595), and Svetlana Alexievich (1948). After him are Élie Metchnikoff (1845), Andrei Chikatilo (1936), Lyudmila Pavlichenko (1916), Anna Akhmatova (1889), Sviatoslav I of Kiev (942), and Taras Shevchenko (1814).

Among POLITICIANS In Ukraine

Among politicians born in Ukraine, Kliment Voroshilov ranks 7Before him are Leon Trotsky (1879), Hurrem Sultan (1502), Leonid Brezhnev (1906), Golda Meir (1898), John III Sobieski (1629), and Hafsa Sultan (1479). After him are Sviatoslav I of Kiev (942), Stanisław Leszczyński (1677), Stepan Bandera (1909), Grigory Zinoviev (1883), Andrei Zhdanov (1896), and Viktor Yanukovych (1950).