Rodion Malinovsky

1898 - 1967

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Rodion Yakovlevich Malinovsky (Russian: Родио́н Я́ковлевич Малино́вский, Ukrainian: Родіо́н Я́кович Малино́вський ; 23 November [O.S. 11 November] 1898 – 31 March 1967) was a Soviet military commander in World War II, Marshal of the Soviet Union, and Minister of Defence of the Soviet Union in the late 1950s and 1960s. He contributed to the major defeat of Nazi Germany at the Battle of Stalingrad and the Battle of Budapest. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rodion Malinovsky has received more than 286,487 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Rodion Malinovsky is the 1,813th most popular politician (up from 1,961st in 2019), the 61st most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 72nd in 2019) and the 24th 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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Among politicians, Rodion Malinovsky ranks 1,813 out of 15,710Before him are Abd al-Rahman II, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Sophia Alekseyevna of Russia, Burhanuddin Rabbani, John VI of Portugal, and 1st Dalai Lama. After him are Leopold, Duke of Lorraine, John Frederick I, Elector of Saxony, Henry II of Castile, Edgar the Peaceful, Ferdinand I of Naples, and Charles VIII of Sweden.

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Among people born in 1898, Rodion Malinovsky ranks 30Before him are Isidor Isaac Rabi, Julius Evola, Karl Ziegler, Leo Szilard, Willy Messerschmitt, and Jeanne Hébuterne. After him are René Clair, Karl Hermann Frank, Ahmad Shah Qajar, Kenji Mizoguchi, Aloysius Stepinac, and Peng Dehuai. Among people deceased in 1967, Rodion Malinovsky ranks 22Before him are Zoltán Kodály, Ilya Ehrenburg, John Coltrane, Felix Yusupov, Johannes Itten, and Casimir Funk. After him are Wolfgang Köhler, Richard Kuhn, Jayne Mansfield, Brian Epstein, Hermann Joseph Muller, and Luigi Tenco.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Rodion Malinovsky ranks 61 out of 913Before him are Isaac Babel (1894), Symon Petliura (1879), Anton Makarenko (1888), John Demjanjuk (1920), Oleg Antonov (1906), and Fanny Kaplan (1890). After him are Yulia Tymoshenko (1960), Boris Shcherbina (1919), Selman Waksman (1888), Nikolai Podgorny (1903), Baal Shem Tov (1700), and Andrzej Żuławski (1940).

Among POLITICIANS In Ukraine

Among politicians born in Ukraine, Rodion Malinovsky ranks 24Before him are Vladimir II Monomakh (1053), Leonid Kuchma (1938), Lazar Kaganovich (1893), Levi Eshkol (1895), Symon Petliura (1879), and Fanny Kaplan (1890). After him are Yulia Tymoshenko (1960), Boris Shcherbina (1919), Nikolai Podgorny (1903), Karl Radek (1885), Yitzhak Ben-Zvi (1884), and Leonid Kravchuk (1934).