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Mikhail Frunze

1885 - 1925

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Mikhail Vasilyevich Frunze (Russian: Михаил Васильевич Фрунзе; Romanian: Mihail Frunză; 2 February 1885 – 31 October 1925) was a Soviet revolutionary, politician, army officer and military theorist. Born to a Moldavian father and a Russian mother in Russian Turkestan, Frunze attended the Saint Petersburg Polytechnical University and became an active member of the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party (RSDLP). Following the RSDLP ideological split, he sided with Vladimir Lenin's Bolshevik faction. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mikhail Frunze has received more than 561,579 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia. Mikhail Frunze is the 191st most popular military personnel (down from 171st in 2019), the 4th most popular biography from Kyrgyzstan (down from 3rd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Kirghiz Military Personnel.

Mikhail Frunze was a Russian military commander and communist revolutionary. He is most famous for being the one who led the Red Army to victory in the Russian Civil War.

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Among military personnels, Mikhail Frunze ranks 191 out of 1,468Before him are Wilhelm List, Wilhelm Burgdorf, Erhard Milch, Yue Fei, Jean-de-Dieu Soult, and Amr ibn al-As. After him are Maximilian von Weichs, Johann Tserclaes, Count of Tilly, Prince Charles Alexander of Lorraine, Tadamichi Kuribayashi, Parmenion, and Roman von Ungern-Sternberg.

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Among people born in 1885, Mikhail Frunze ranks 21Before him are Chester W. Nimitz, André Maurois, Ernst Busch, Umberto Nobile, D. H. Lawrence, and Vladimir Tatlin. After him are George de Hevesy, Ernst Bloch, Yakov Sverdlov, Heinrich Brüning, Sonia Delaunay, and Karl Radek. Among people deceased in 1925, Mikhail Frunze ranks 13Before him are Henri Fayol, William Jennings Bryan, Sergei Yesenin, Georgy Lvov, Felix Klein, and Josef Breuer. After him are Alexander Friedmann, Camille Flammarion, Maria Sophie of Bavaria, Percy Fawcett, Wong Fei-hung, and George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston.

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Among people born in Kyrgyzstan, Mikhail Frunze ranks 4 out of 55Before him are Li Bai (701), Chinghiz Aitmatov (1928), and Yūsuf Balasaguni (1020). After him are Askar Akayev (1944), Kurmanbek Bakiyev (1949), Roza Otunbayeva (1950), Sabuktigin (942), Vitali Klitschko (1971), Kurmanjan Datka (1811), Almazbek Atambayev (1956), and Sooronbay Jeenbekov (1958).


Among military personnels born in Kyrgyzstan, Mikhail Frunze ranks 2Before him are Yūsuf Balasaguni (1020).