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MILITARY PERSONNEL

Valery Gerasimov

1955 - Today

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Valery Vasilyevich Gerasimov (Russian: Валерий Васильевич Герасимов, IPA: [vɐˈlʲerʲɪj vɐˈsʲilʲjɪvʲɪtɕ ɡʲɪˈrasʲɪməf]; born 8 September 1955) is a Russian army general serving as the Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces and First Deputy Minister of Defence. He was appointed by president Vladimir Putin on 9 November 2012 replacing Nikolay Yegorovich Makarov, and currently serves as the commander of all Russian forces in Ukraine. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Valery Gerasimov has received more than 2,376,567 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Valery Gerasimov is the 570th most popular military personnel (up from 1,166th in 2019), the 491st most popular biography from Russia (up from 1,069th in 2019) and the 43rd most popular Russian Military Personnel.

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Among MILITARY PERSONNELS

Among military personnels, Valery Gerasimov ranks 570 out of 1,468Before him are Hisaichi Terauchi, Alexander Pokryshkin, Gusztáv Jány, Hijikata Toshizō, Deng Ai, and Kurt Franz. After him are Creighton Abrams, Huang Gai, Kirill Moskalenko, Pierre Terrail, seigneur de Bayard, Woodes Rogers, and Ernst Barkmann.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1955, Valery Gerasimov ranks 61Before him are Binali Yıldırım, Michael Rooker, Ante Gotovina, Pietro Parolin, Al-Waleed bin Talal, and José Antonio Camacho. After him are Eric Schmidt, Emine Erdoğan, Michael Schenker, Jean Tigana, Yo-Yo Ma, and Najib Mikati.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Valery Gerasimov ranks 491 out of 3,262Before him are Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia (1864), Pavel Milyukov (1859), Alexander Andreyevich Ivanov (1806), Mikhail of Tver (1271), Alexander Pokryshkin (1913), and Yevgeny Mravinsky (1903). After him are Ivan Bilibin (1876), Sacha Guitry (1885), Viktor Belenko (1947), Grigory Mikhaylovich Semyonov (1890), Urie Bronfenbrenner (1917), and Maria Spiridonova (1884).

Among MILITARY PERSONNELS In Russia

Among military personnels born in Russia, Valery Gerasimov ranks 43Before him are Dmitry Pozharsky (1577), Fyodor Ushakov (1745), Alexander Sergeyevich Menshikov (1787), Werner Ostendorff (1903), Filipp Golikov (1900), and Alexander Pokryshkin (1913). After him are Mikhail Alekseyev (1857), Sergey Akhromeyev (1923), Nikolay Gumilyov (1886), Werner Kempf (1886), Sergei Skripal (1951), and Ivan Panfilov (1893).