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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 21,629 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Vladimir Gelfand is the 782nd most popular military personnel (down from 769th in 2019), the 267th most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 250th in 2019) and the 21st most popular Ukrainian Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Vladimir Gelfand ranks 782 out of 1,468Before him are Gordon Gollob, Stepa Stepanović, Sanada Masayuki, Wilhelm Adam, Simon Bolivar Buckner Jr., and Hyacinth Graf Strachwitz. After him are Yekaterina Budanova, Gunichi Mikawa, Nureddin Pasha, Dietrich von Saucken, Karl Ernst, and Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau.

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Among people born in 1923, Vladimir Gelfand ranks 113Before him are Alicia de Larrocha, Uri Avnery, Richard Pipes, Dexter Gordon, Irvin Kershner, and Masao Ono. After him are Cheikh Anta Diop, Yuriko, Princess Mikasa, Philly Joe Jones, Charles Durning, Elisabeth Becker, and Bert Kaempfert. Among people deceased in 1983, Vladimir Gelfand ranks 61Before him are Florence Owens Thompson, Anthony Blunt, Karen Carpenter, László Budai, Benigno Aquino Jr., and Piero Sraffa. After him are Ross Macdonald, Walter Stennes, Dennis Wilson, Miguel Alemán Valdés, Donald Maclean, and Tino Rossi.

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Among people born in Ukraine, Vladimir Gelfand ranks 267 out of 1,083Before him are Zalmoxis (-713), Naftali Herz Imber (1856), Ivan Poddubny (1871), Igor Sergeyev (1938), Vsevolod II of Kiev (1104), and Arseny Tarkovsky (1907). After him are Denys Shmyhal (1975), Muhammad Asad (1900), Maurycy Gottlieb (1856), Valentin Bondarenko (1937), Moisei Uritsky (1873), and Zbigniew Cybulski (1927).


Among military personnels born in Ukraine, Vladimir Gelfand ranks 21Before him are Kirill Moskalenko (1902), Yevhen Konovalets (1891), Pavel Sudoplatov (1907), Stanisław Sosabowski (1892), Alexander Marinesko (1913), and Jarosław Dąbrowski (1836). After him are Sergey Kamenev (1881), Alexander Matrosov (1924), Nadezhda Durova (1783), Grigory Shtern (1900), Stanisław Maczek (1892), and Polina Gelman (1919).