Yakov Pavlov

1917 - 1981

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Yakov Fedotovich Pavlov (Russian: Я́ков Федо́тович Па́влов; 4 October 1917 – 29 September 1981) was a Soviet Red Army soldier who became a Hero of the Soviet Union for his role in defending the eponymous "Pavlov's House" during the Battle of Stalingrad. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yakov Pavlov has received more than 211,311 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Yakov Pavlov is the 782nd most popular military personnel (down from 712th in 2019), the 665th most popular biography from Russia (down from 638th in 2019) and the 59th most popular Russian Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Yakov Pavlov ranks 782 out of 1,466Before him are Erhard Raus, Gaius Laelius, Hermann Breith, Cleitus the White, Joseph Stilwell, and John Alcock. After him are Alexander Marinesko, Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben, Hans von Obstfelder, Rudolf Schmundt, Edward Vernon, and Max Simon.

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Among people born in 1917, Yakov Pavlov ranks 117Before him are Alexander Schmorell, El Santo, Henri Salvador, Wieland Wagner, Phaedon Gizikis, and Paul Frère. After him are Samael Aun Weor, Ann Rutherford, Knut Haugland, Shams Pahlavi, Infanta Alicia, Duchess of Calabria, and Džemal Bijedić. Among people deceased in 1981, Yakov Pavlov ranks 61Before him are Edith Head, Lotte Reiniger, Natalia Pavlovna Paley, Melvyn Douglas, Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone, and Christy Brown. After him are Manuel Urrutia Lleó, Valeri Kharlamov, Nelson Algren, Gunichi Mikawa, Rensis Likert, and Franjo Šeper.

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Among people born in Russia, Yakov Pavlov ranks 665 out of 2,688Before him are Sergei Sobolev (1908), Zeki Velidi Togan (1890), Volin (1882), Lyudmila Chernykh (1935), Konstantin of Rostov (1185), and Oleg Gordievsky (1938). After him are Meir Dagan (1945), Sergei Krikalev (1958), Valeri Kharlamov (1948), Nikolai Voznesensky (1903), Alexey Pajitnov (1956), and Mikhail Mil (1909).


Among military personnels born in Russia, Yakov Pavlov ranks 59Before him are Nikolai Ogarkov (1917), Yekaterina Budanova (1916), Boris Sheremetev (1652), Markian Popov (1902), Maria Bochkareva (1889), and Sergei Skripal (1951). After him are Alexey Maresyev (1916), Yevgeni Ivanovich Alekseyev (1843), Karl Lennart Oesch (1892), Iosif Gurko (1828), Joseph Trumpeldor (1880), and Nikolay Krylov (1903).