Pyotr Krasnov

1869 - 1947

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Pyotr Nikolayevich Krasnov (Russian: Пётр Николаевич Краснов; 22 September (old style: 10 September) 1869 – 17 January 1947), sometimes referred to in English as Peter Krasnov, was a Don Cossack historian and officer, promoted to Lieutenant General of the Russian army when the revolution broke out in 1917, one of the leaders of the counter-revolutionary White movement afterwards and a Nazi collaborator who mobilized Cossack forces to fight against the Soviet Union during World War II. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pyotr Krasnov has received more than 256,556 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Pyotr Krasnov is the 4,928th most popular politician (down from 4,713th in 2019), the 458th most popular biography from Russia (down from 436th in 2019) and the 135th most popular Russian Politician.

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Among politicians, Pyotr Krasnov ranks 4,928 out of 15,710Before him are Numa Denis Fustel de Coulanges, Sigvard Bernadotte, Langdarma, Martin Schulz, Otto, Duke of Austria, and Emperor Bidatsu. After him are Psusennes II, Nicomedes I of Bithynia, Pavel Axelrod, Kurmanbek Bakiyev, Abraham Kuyper, and Mamoru Shigemitsu.

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Among people born in 1869, Pyotr Krasnov ranks 43Before him are Óscar Carmona, Bogd Khan, Max Hoffmann, Gaetano Bresci, Grand Duke Alexander Alexandrovich of Russia, and Hovhannes Tumanyan. After him are Giulio Douhet, Élie Cartan, Tony Garnier, Prince Philippe, Duke of Orléans, Richard Abegg, and Liane de Pougy. Among people deceased in 1947, Pyotr Krasnov ranks 56Before him are Franz Seldte, Heinrich Schwarz, Franz Ritter von Epp, Victor Serge, Slavko Kvaternik, and W. I. Thomas. After him are Prince Eugen, Duke of Närke, Franz Xaver Schwarz, Gusztáv Jány, Paul P. Harris, Wolfgang Borchert, and Alfredo Casella.

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Among people born in Russia, Pyotr Krasnov ranks 458 out of 2,688Before him are Mikhail Mishustin (1966), Alexander Sergeyevich Menshikov (1787), Lev Gumilyov (1912), Nadezhda von Meck (1831), Ivan Panfilov (1893), and Alexander Radishchev (1749). After him are Sacha Guitry (1885), Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov (1859), Andrei Platonov (1899), Valery Bykovsky (1934), Yevgeny Mravinsky (1903), and Nicholas Miklouho-Maclay (1846).


Among politicians born in Russia, Pyotr Krasnov ranks 135Before him are Yaroslav II of Vladimir (1191), Patriarch Filaret of Moscow (1553), Hadji Murad (1795), Ivan Maisky (1884), Prince Albert of Prussia (1809), and Mikhail Mishustin (1966). After him are Yevgeny Mravinsky (1903), Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich of Russia (1859), False Dmitry II (1600), Grand Duchess Alexandra Nikolaevna of Russia (1825), Grand Duke Michael Pavlovich of Russia (1798), and Valentin Pavlov (1937).