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Govorov, Leonid Aleksandrovich

Date of birth:
February 22nd, 1897 (Butyrki/Kirov Oblast, Russia)
Date of death:
March 19th, 1955
Buried on:
Kremlin Wall Necropolis
Nationality:
Soviet (1922-1991, Socialist Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kombrig (Brigade Commander)
Awarded on:
January 15th, 1940
Orden Krasnoi Zvezdy
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General-leitenant artillery (Lieutenant-General of Artillery)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy 5 Armiei (Commander 5th Army)
Awarded on:
November 10th, 1941
Orden Lenina
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General-leitenant artillery (Lieutenant-General of Artillery)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy 5 Armiei (Commander 5th Army)
Awarded on:
January 2nd, 1942
Orden Lenina
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General-leitenant artillery (Lieutenant-General of Artillery)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami Leningradskogo fronta (Commander-in-Chief Leningrad Front)
Awarded on:
March 3rd, 1942
Orden Respubliki
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General-polkovnik (Colonel-General)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami Leningradskogo fronta (Commander-in-Chief Leningrad Front)
Awarded on:
January 28th, 1943
Orden Suvorova 1
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General army (Army-General)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami Leningradskogo fronta (Commander-in-Chief Leningrad Front)
Awarded on:
February 21st, 1944
Orden Suvorova 1
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami Leningradskogo fronta (Commander-in-Chief Leningrad Front)
Awarded on:
June 18th, 1944
Marshalskaya Zvezda
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami Leningradskogo fronta (Commander-in-Chief Leningrad Front)
Awarded on:
July 29th, 1944
Orden Kutuzova 1
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami Leningradskogo fronta (Commander-in-Chief Leningrad Front)
Awarded on:
November 3rd, 1944
Orden Krasnogo Znameni
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami Leningradskogo fronta (Commander-in-Chief Leningrad Front)
Awarded on:
January 27th, 1945
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami Leningradskogo fronta (Commander-in-Chief Leningrad Front)
Awarded on:
January 27th, 1945
Orden Lenina
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami Leningradskogo fronta (Commander-in-Chief Leningrad Front)
Awarded on:
February 21st, 1945
Orden Lenina
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami Leningradskogo fronta (Commander-in-Chief Leningrad Front)
Awarded on:
May 31st, 1945
Orden Pobeda

Sources

  • Photo 1: Public Domain
  • - Glantz G., Colossus Reborn: The Red Army at War 1941-43, University Press of Kansas, 2005
    - Marshals.narod.ru