Rodion Malinovsky

1898 - 1967

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Rodion Yakovlevich Malinovsky (Russian: Родио́н Я́ковлевич Малино́вский, Ukrainian: Родіо́н Я́кович Малино́вський, romanized: Rodion Yakovych Malynovskyi; 23 November [O.S. 11 November] 1898 – 31 March 1967) was a Soviet military commander and Marshal of the Soviet Union. He served as Minister of Defence of the Soviet Union from 1957 to 1967, during which he oversaw the strengthening of the Soviet Army and helped build up the image of the Soviet Union as a military superpower. Born to an impoverished Ukrainian household in Odesa, Malinovsky volunteered for the Imperial Russian Army during the First World War and served with distinction in both the German Front and the Western Front. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rodion Malinovsky has received more than 465,109 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Rodion Malinovsky is the 1,636th most popular politician, the 65th most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 53rd in 2019) and the 27th most popular Ukrainian Politician.

Rodion Malinovsky was a Soviet military commander who led the Red Army to victory in World War II. He is most famous for being the commander of the Soviet Union's Second Strategic Echelon, and for his role in the Battle of Stalingrad.

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Over the past year Rodion Malinovsky has had the most page views in the with 206,462 views, followed by English (71,946), and Czech (19,251). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Occitan (519.19%), Turkish (71.80%), and Afrikaans (70.64%)


Among politicians, Rodion Malinovsky ranks 1,636 out of 19,576Before him are Klaus Iohannis, Conradin, Zoë Porphyrogenita, Roh Tae-woo, Constans, and Li Keqiang. After him are Henry, King of Portugal, Oruç Reis, Critias, Aung San, Empress Lü, and Ferdinand Marcos.

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Among people born in 1898, Rodion Malinovsky ranks 24Before him are Gunnar Myrdal, Leo Szilard, Tamara de Lempicka, Isidor Isaac Rabi, Julius Evola, and Hans Krebs. After him are Rudolf Dassler, Henry Moore, Ahmad Shah Qajar, Karl Ziegler, René Clair, and Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois. Among people deceased in 1967, Rodion Malinovsky ranks 19Before him are Zoltán Kodály, Jack Ruby, André Maurois, Edward Hopper, Jayne Mansfield, and Gordon Allport. After him are Ilya Ehrenburg, Johannes Itten, Felix Yusupov, John Coltrane, Richard Kuhn, and Wolfgang Köhler.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Rodion Malinovsky ranks 65 out of 1,365Before him are Vasily Grossman (1905), Lesya Ukrainka (1871), Fanny Kaplan (1890), Ze'ev Jabotinsky (1880), Lazar Kaganovich (1893), and Nikolai Berdyaev (1874). After him are Ilya Ehrenburg (1891), Stanislaw Ulam (1909), Daniel of Galicia (1201), Sviatoslav Richter (1915), David Oistrakh (1908), and Sergey Bubka (1963).

Among POLITICIANS In Ukraine

Among politicians born in Ukraine, Rodion Malinovsky ranks 27Before him are Symon Petliura (1879), Andrei Zhdanov (1896), Yitzhak Ben-Zvi (1884), Vladimir II Monomakh (1053), Petro Poroshenko (1965), and Lazar Kaganovich (1893). After him are Daniel of Galicia (1201), Sergey Bubka (1963), Yuri Dolgorukiy (1095), Andrey Vyshinsky (1883), Nikolai Podgorny (1903), and Karl Radek (1885).