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Semyon Budyonny

1883 - 1973

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Semyon Mikhailovich Budyonnyy (Russian: Семён Миха́йлович Будённый, tr. Semyon Mikháylovich Budyonnyy, IPA: [sʲɪˈmʲɵn mʲɪˈxajləvʲɪdʑ bʊˈdʲɵnːɨj] (listen); 25 April [O.S. 13 April] 1883 – 26 October 1973) was a Russian cavalryman, military commander during the Russian Civil War, Polish-Soviet War and World War II, and politician, who was a close political ally of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin. Born to a poor peasant family from the Don Cossack region in southern Russia, Budyonny was drafted into the Imperial Russian Army in 1903. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Semyon Budyonny has received more than 631,748 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Semyon Budyonny is the 152nd most popular military personnel (down from 150th in 2019), the 149th most popular biography from Russia (down from 147th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Russian Military Personnel.

Semyon Budyonny was a Soviet military commander who was most famous for leading the Red Army to victory in the Russian Civil War.

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Among military personnels, Semyon Budyonny ranks 152 out of 1,468Before him are Ferdinand Schörner, Yūsuf Balasaguni, Georg von Küchler, Chūichi Nagumo, Helmuth Weidling, and Mardonius. After him are Charles V, Duke of Lorraine, Alfred von Schlieffen, José de San Martín, Rudolf Abel, Gertrude Bell, and Andrey Vlasov.

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Among people born in 1883, Semyon Budyonny ranks 21Before him are Grigory Zinoviev, Napoleon Hill, Morihei Ueshiba, Otto Heinrich Warburg, Archduchess Elisabeth Marie of Austria, and Mohammed Nadir Shah. After him are Theo van Doesburg, Pierre Laval, Maurice Utrillo, Victor Francis Hess, Johannes Blaskowitz, and Celâl Bayar. Among people deceased in 1973, Semyon Budyonny ranks 26Before him are Max Horkheimer, Anna Magnani, Henri Charrière, Pablo Casals, Gabriel Marcel, and Ferdinand Schörner. After him are Víctor Jara, J. Hans D. Jensen, Ragnar Frisch, Jacques Maritain, Selman Waksman, and Hans Albert Einstein.

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Among people born in Russia, Semyon Budyonny ranks 149 out of 3,262Before him are Ilya Prigogine (1917), Alexei Kosygin (1904), Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich of Russia (1779), Anna Pavlovna of Russia (1795), Genrikh Yagoda (1891), and Yemelyan Pugachev (1742). After him are Joseph Brodsky (1940), Stenka Razin (1630), Andrey Vlasov (1901), Alexander Glazunov (1865), Paul Karrer (1889), and Vladimir Vysotsky (1938).


Among military personnels born in Russia, Semyon Budyonny ranks 10Before him are Ivan Konev (1897), Mikhail Tukhachevsky (1893), Alexander Suvorov (1730), Konstantin Rokossovsky (1896), Vasily Chuikov (1900), and Aleksandr Vasilevsky (1895). After him are Andrey Vlasov (1901), Johannes Blaskowitz (1883), Felix Steiner (1896), Gotthard Heinrici (1886), Nikolai Vatutin (1901), and Vasily Stalin (1921).