Semyon Budyonny, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Semyon Budyonny

Soviet military commander

Date of Birth: 13-Apr-1883

Place of Birth: Budyonnovskaya, Russia

Date of Death: 26-Oct-1973

Profession: writer, politician, military officer

Zodiac Sign: Aries


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About Semyon Budyonny

  • Semyon Mikhailovich Budyonny (Russian: ????? ????´?????? ????????, IPA: [s??'m??n m??'xajl?v??t?? b?'d??n??j] (listen); 25 April [O.S.
  • 13 April] 1883 – 26 October 1973) was a Russian cavalryman, military commander during the Russian Civil War, Polish-Soviet War and World War II, and a close political ally of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin. Budyonny was the founder of the Red Cavalry, which played an important role in the Bolshevik victory in the Russian Civil War.
  • As a political ally of Josif Stalin, he was one of the two most senior army commanders still alive and in post at the time of German invasion of the USSR in 1941, but had to be removed from active service because of his unfitness to command a modern army.

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