Pavel Sudoplatov

1907 - 1996

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Lieutenant General Pavel Anatolyevich Sudoplatov (Russian: Пáвел Aнатóльевич Cудоплáтов; July 7, 1907 – September 26, 1996) was a member of the intelligence services of the Soviet Union who rose to the rank of lieutenant general. He became involved in several famous episodes, including the assassination of Leon Trotsky in 1940, the Soviet espionage program which obtained information about the atomic bomb from the Manhattan Project, and Operation Scherhorn, a Soviet deception operation against the Germans in 1944. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pavel Sudoplatov has received more than 198,645 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Pavel Sudoplatov is the 693rd most popular military personnel (up from 707th in 2019), the 219th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 236th in 2019) and the 18th most popular Ukrainian Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Pavel Sudoplatov ranks 693 out of 1,466Before him are Kurt Franz, Mikhail Skobelev, Seishirō Itagaki, Sanada Masayuki, Helmuth von Pannwitz, and Rudolf Schmidt. After him are Prince Josias of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Osman Pazvantoğlu, Wolfgang Lüth, Nikolai Ogarkov, Hans Karl von Diebitsch, and Ottavio Piccolomini.

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Among people born in 1907, Pavel Sudoplatov ranks 96Before him are Manfred von Ardenne, Chūya Nakahara, Mehdi Bazargan, Jan Patočka, Duarte Nuno, Duke of Braganza, and Sebastian Haffner. After him are Hans Martin Sutermeister, Tino Rossi, Bruno Munari, Trường Chinh, Avraham Stern, and Pedro Arrupe. Among people deceased in 1996, Pavel Sudoplatov ranks 79Before him are Robert, Archduke of Austria-Este, Spiro Agnew, Michel Debré, María Casares, Haing S. Ngor, and David Packard. After him are Gerry Mulligan, Zeki Müren, Stavros Niarchos, Mary Leakey, Moshoeshoe II of Lesotho, and Margaux Hemingway.

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Among people born in Ukraine, Pavel Sudoplatov ranks 219 out of 913Before him are Franz Doppler (1821), Leonid Pasternak (1862), Abram Ioffe (1880), Yevhen Konovalets (1891), Volodymyr Shcherbytsky (1918), and Emanuel Ringelblum (1900). After him are Tatyana Afanasyeva (1876), Joseph Kobzon (1937), Mykola Lysenko (1842), Anatoly Fomenko (1945), Alexander Siloti (1863), and Mikhail Eisenstein (1867).


Among military personnels born in Ukraine, Pavel Sudoplatov ranks 18Before him are Grigory Kulik (1890), Yevgeny Khaldei (1917), Sergey Gorshkov (1910), Ivan Chernyakhovsky (1906), Stanisław Sosabowski (1892), and Yevhen Konovalets (1891). After him are Jarosław Dąbrowski (1836), Vladimir Gelfand (1923), Alexander Marinesko (1913), Sergey Kamenev (1881), Alexander Matrosov (1924), and Pavel Batitsky (1910).