Pavel Grachev

1948 - 2012

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Pavel Sergeyevich Grachev (Russian: Па́вел Серге́евич Грачё́в; 1 January 1948 – 23 September 2012), sometimes transliterated as Grachov or Grachyov, was a Russian Army General and the Defence Minister of the Russian Federation from 1992 to 1996; in 1988 he was awarded Hero of the Soviet Union gold star. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pavel Grachev has received more than 147,356 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Pavel Grachev is the 1,191st most popular military personnel (down from 1,049th in 2019), the 1,114th most popular biography from Russia (down from 1,063rd in 2019) and the 91st most popular Russian Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Pavel Grachev ranks 1,191 out of 1,466Before him are Ivan Tyulenev, Nikolaos Trikoupis, George Anson, 1st Baron Anson, Endel Puusepp, George Dewey, and Nelson A. Miles. After him are Juan Modesto, Laomedon of Mytilene, François Le Fort, Valentin Varennikov, Frank Serpico, and François Perrier.

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Among people born in 1948, Pavel Grachev ranks 241Before him are Pinchas Zukerman, Tony Ramos, Bernard-Marie Koltès, Gioconda Belli, Ted Nugent, and Manuel Bento. After him are Rick James, Theo Jörgensmann, Gregory Itzin, Alfonso Cano, Andrei Linde, and Anatoly Solovyev. Among people deceased in 2012, Pavel Grachev ranks 187Before him are Claude Pinoteau, Mustafa Ould Salek, Ruggiero Ricci, Dom Mintoff, Pierre Sinibaldi, and Leonardo Favio. After him are Jon Finch, George Knobel, Lakshmi Sahgal, Michel Duchaussoy, Pierre Schoendoerffer, and Pierre Mondy.

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Among people born in Russia, Pavel Grachev ranks 1,114 out of 2,688Before him are Ludmila Savelyeva (1942), Pavel Filonov (1883), Endel Puusepp (1909), Yuri Rytkheu (1930), Pavel Bazhov (1879), and Aleksey Pisemsky (1821). After him are Lydia Lopokova (1892), Igor Chislenko (1939), Semyon Lavochkin (1900), Nina Bari (1901), Duchess Sophie of Prussia (1582), and Stanislav Cherchesov (1963).


Among military personnels born in Russia, Pavel Grachev ranks 91Before him are Maksim Purkayev (1894), Dmitry Lavrinenko (1914), Mikhail Kovalyov (1897), Valery Gerasimov (1955), Ivan Tyulenev (1892), and Endel Puusepp (1909). After him are Valentin Varennikov (1923), Dmitry Senyavin (1763), Ivan Sidorenko (1919), Semyon Bogdanov (1894), Pavel Batov (1897), and Sergei Shtemenko (1907).