Konstantin Rokossovsky

1896 - 1968

Konstantin Rokossovsky

Konstantin Konstantinovich (Xaverevich) Rokossovsky (Russian: Константин Константинович Рокоссовский; Polish: Konstanty Rokossowski; 21 December 1896 – 3 August 1968) was a Soviet and Polish officer who became Marshal of the Soviet Union, Marshal of Poland, and served as Poland's Defence Minister from 1949 until his removal in 1956 during the Polish October. He was among the most prominent Red Army commanders of World War II. Born in Congress Poland under Russian rule, Rokossovsky served in the Imperial Russian Army during World War I. After the war he joined the Red Army and fought with great distinction during the Russian Civil War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Konstantin Rokossovsky has received more than 727,543 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 82nd most popular military personnel.

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Among military personnels, Konstantin Rokossovsky ranks 82 out of 1,194Before him are Hans-Ulrich Rudel, Jan Žižka, Zhao Yun, Tadeusz Kościuszko, Albert Kesselring, and Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette. After him are Hattori Hanzō, Seleucus I Nicator, Michael Wittmann, Andrea Doria, Alexander Suvorov, and Hermann Hoth.

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Among people born in 1896, Konstantin Rokossovsky ranks 11Before him are Georgy Zhukov, André Breton, Imre Nagy, Tristan Tzara, Roman Jakobson, and Antonin Artaud. After him are Trygve Lie, Klement Gottwald, Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, Andrei Zhdanov, Paula Hitler, and Gerty Cori. Among people deceased in 1968, Konstantin Rokossovsky ranks 11Before him are John Steinbeck, Padre Pio, Lise Meitner, Otto Hahn, Robert F. Kennedy, and Lev Landau. After him are Trygve Lie, George Gamow, Karl Barth, Max Brod, Georg von Küchler, and Enid Blyton.

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Among people born in Poland, Konstantin Rokossovsky ranks 41 out of 930Before him are Bronisław Malinowski (1884), Henryk Sienkiewicz (1846), Hans-Ulrich Rudel (1916), Arthur Rubinstein (1887), Kurt Lewin (1890), and Andrzej Wajda (1926). After him are Marie Leszczyńska (1703), Ernst Cassirer (1874), Maria Goeppert Mayer (1906), Rudolf Virchow (1821), Wojciech Jaruzelski (1923), and Sigismund II Augustus (1520).


Among military personnels born in Poland, Konstantin Rokossovsky ranks 7Before him are Heinz Guderian (1888), Erich Ludendorff (1865), Fedor von Bock (1880), Manfred von Richthofen (1892), Günther von Kluge (1882), and Hans-Ulrich Rudel (1916). After him are Werner von Blomberg (1878), Erich von Falkenhayn (1861), Anton Denikin (1872), Kurt Student (1890), Erwin von Witzleben (1881), and Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski (1899).

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