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Zhukov, Georgy Konstantinovich

Date of birth:
December 1st, 1896 (Strelkovka/Kaluga Oblast, Russia)
Date of death:
June 18th, 1974 (Moscow, Soviet Union)
Buried on:
Kremlin Wall Necropolis
Nationality:
Soviet (1922-1991, People's Republic)

Biography

Marshall of the Soviet Union. Hero of the Soviet Union.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Komkor (Corps Commander)
Awarded on:
August 29th, 1939
Medal
Rank:
Komkor (Corps Commander)
Awarded on:
August 29th, 1939
Orden Lenina (1936-1943)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General armii (Army General)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami Zapadnogo fronta (Commander-in-Chief Western Front)
Awarded on:
March 3rd, 1942
Orden Respubliki
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General armii (Army General)
Awarded on:
December 22nd, 1942
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General armii (Army General)
Awarded on:
December 22nd, 1942
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
January 18th, 1943
Marshalskaya Zvezda
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
January 18th, 1943
Orden Suvorova 1
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
July 28th, 1943
Orden Suvorova 1
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami 1 Ukrainskogo fronta (Commander-in-Chief 1st Ukrainian Front)
Awarded on:
April 10th, 1944
Orden Pobeda
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami 1 Ukrainskogo fronta (Commander-in-Chief 1st Ukrainian Front)
Awarded on:
May 1st, 1944
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami 1 Ukrainskogo fronta (Commander-in-Chief 1st Ukrainian Front)
Awarded on:
May 1st, 1944
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
July 29th, 1944
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshall of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
November 3rd, 1944
Orden Krasnogo Znameni (1943-1991)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshall of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
February 21st, 1945
Orden Lenina (1943-1991)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami 1 Belorusskogo fronta (Commander-in-Chief 1st Byelorussian Front)
Awarded on:
March 30th, 1945
Orden Pobeda
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami 1 Belorusskogo fronta (Commander-in-Chief 1st Byelorussian Front)
Awarded on:
May 9th, 1945
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami 1 Belorusskogo fronta (Commander-in-Chief 1st Byelorussian Front)
Awarded on:
June 1st, 1945
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami 1 Belorusskogo fronta (Commander-in-Chief 1st Byelorussian Front)
Awarded on:
June 9th, 1945
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami 1 Belorusskogo fronta (Commander-in-Chief 1st Byelorussian Front)
Awarded on:
June 9th, 1945
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Unit:
Komanduyushchy voiskami 1 Belorusskogo fronta (Commander-in-Chief 1st Byelorussian Front)
Awarded on:
July 12th, 1945
Grand Cross of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (GCB)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
September 30th, 1945
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1945
Legion of Merit - Chief Commander (LoM - CC)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
1945

With Palmes
Croix de Guerre (1939-1945)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1945
Order Wojenny Virtuti Militari - Krzyz Wielki z Gwiazda
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1945
Order Krzyza Grunwaldu 1st Class
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
1946
Medal Za Warszawe 1939-1945
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
1946
Medal Za Odre, Nyse i Baltyk
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
May 7th, 1965
Yubileinaya medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Marshal Sovetskogo Soyuza (Marshal of the Soviet Union)
Awarded on:
1968
Order Odrodzenia Polski - Krzyz Komandorski z Gwiazda
Awarded on:
1973
Order Odrodzenia Polski - Krzyz Komandorski

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