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Leonid Govorov

1897 - 1955

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Leonid Aleksandrovich Govorov (Russian: Леони́д Алекса́ндрович Го́воров; 22 February [O.S. 10 February] 1897 – 19 March 1955) was a Soviet military commander. Trained as an artillery officer, he joined the Red Army in 1920. He graduated from several Soviet military academies, including the Military Academy of Red Army General Staff. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leonid Govorov has received more than 232,324 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Leonid Govorov is the 383rd most popular military personnel (up from 410th in 2019), the 334th most popular biography from Russia (up from 345th in 2019) and the 29th most popular Russian Military Personnel.

Leonid Gavrilovich Gavrilov is most famous for his work in the field of physiology and medicine. In particular, he is known for his work on the regulation of body temperature. He is also known for his discovery of the role of the hypothalamus in regulating body temperature.

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Among military personnels, Leonid Govorov ranks 383 out of 1,468Before him are Xiahou Yuan, Omar Pasha, Georges Picquart, Günther Rall, Prokop the Great, and Gerhard von Scharnhorst. After him are Reinhard Scheer, Nicolas Chauvin, Ban Chao, Alfred I, Prince of Windisch-Grätz, Vasily Sokolovsky, and Nikolai Kuznetsov.

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Among people born in 1897, Leonid Govorov ranks 45Before him are Margaret Mahler, Plaek Phibunsongkhram, Vlado Chernozemski, Joseph Berchtold, Erich Wolfgang Korngold, and Gershom Scholem. After him are Vasily Sokolovsky, Emil Maurice, Herbert Gille, Dmitry Pavlov, Georg Wittig, and Jiroemon Kimura. Among people deceased in 1955, Leonid Govorov ranks 29Before him are James B. Sumner, Hermann Weyl, Rupprecht, Crown Prince of Bavaria, Pak Hon-yong, John Mott, and Cordell Hull. After him are Alfred Radcliffe-Brown, Mammad Amin Rasulzadeh, Alexander Wienerberger, Michael Chekhov, Mihály Károlyi, and Yves Tanguy.

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Among people born in Russia, Leonid Govorov ranks 334 out of 3,262Before him are Nikolay Pirogov (1810), Olga Nikolaevna of Russia (1822), Eduard Limonov (1943), Grand Duchess Anastasia Mikhailovna of Russia (1860), Lila Kedrova (1918), and Viktor Korchnoi (1931). After him are Arthur Adamov (1908), Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya (1923), Otto Nicolai (1810), Nikolai Trubetzkoy (1890), Vasily Vereshchagin (1842), and Prince Paul of Yugoslavia (1893).


Among military personnels born in Russia, Leonid Govorov ranks 29Before him are Fyodor Tolbukhin (1894), Nikolai Yudenich (1862), Andrei Grechko (1903), Kirill Meretskov (1897), Alexei Grigoryevich Orlov (1737), and Vasily Arkhipov (1926). After him are Nikolai Kuznetsov (1904), Dmitry Pavlov (1897), Viktor Kulikov (1921), Pavel Nakhimov (1802), Zinovy Rozhestvensky (1848), and Roza Shanina (1924).