Vladimir Gelfand

1923 - 1983

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Vladimir Gelfand (Russian: Влади́мир Ната́нович Ге́льфанд) (born March 1, 1923 in the village of Novoarkhanhelsk, Kirovohrad Oblast; died in November 25, 1983 in the city of Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine) was a diarist and Soviet soldier in World War II. He is known as the author of the diaries from the years 1941–1946 which were published in Germany, Sweden and Russia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vladimir Gelfand has received more than 18,958 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Vladimir Gelfand is the 769th most popular military personnel (up from 783rd in 2019), the 250th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 269th in 2019) and the 20th most popular Ukrainian Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Vladimir Gelfand ranks 769 out of 1,466Before him are Ludwig Yorck von Wartenburg, François Étienne de Kellermann, Leo Geyr von Schweppenburg, Stepa Stepanović, Minamoto no Yorimasa, and Fridolin von Senger und Etterlin. After him are Aimable Pélissier, Martin Gottfried Weiss, Joachim Schepke, Sergei Skripal, Henri Gouraud, and Lala Şahin Pasha.

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Among people born in 1923, Vladimir Gelfand ranks 112Before him are Robert Maxwell, Tito Puente, Charles Durning, Peter Vaughan, Albert Vanhoye, and Svetozar Gligorić. After him are Wolfgang Sawallisch, Onofre Marimón, Peter Lawford, Edward Mulhare, Alexandre Astruc, and Erroll Garner. Among people deceased in 1983, Vladimir Gelfand ranks 63Before him are Karen Carpenter, Tino Rossi, Carolyn Jones, Ross Macdonald, Marianne Brandt, and Miguel Alemán Valdés. After him are Ralph Richardson, Ivan Vinogradov, Ira Gershwin, Jean Rey, Dennis Wilson, and Piero Sraffa.

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Among people born in Ukraine, Vladimir Gelfand ranks 250 out of 913Before him are Ida Kamińska (1899), Lina Kostenko (1930), Polina Zhemchuzhina (1897), Efim Geller (1925), Grigori Sokolnikov (1888), and Igor Belanov (1960). After him are Vladimir Dal (1801), Abraham Zapruder (1905), Michael Rostovtzeff (1870), Euphrosyne of Kiev (1130), Gregor Piatigorsky (1903), and David Burliuk (1882).


Among military personnels born in Ukraine, Vladimir Gelfand ranks 20Before him are Sergey Gorshkov (1910), Ivan Chernyakhovsky (1906), Stanisław Sosabowski (1892), Yevhen Konovalets (1891), Pavel Sudoplatov (1907), and Jarosław Dąbrowski (1836). After him are Alexander Marinesko (1913), Sergey Kamenev (1881), Alexander Matrosov (1924), Pavel Batitsky (1910), Stanisław Maczek (1892), and Grigory Shtern (1900).