Semyen Mikhaillovich Budenny

Semyen Mikhaillovich Budenny

Rostov Oblast, Russia
Death 26 Oct 1973 (aged 90)
Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia
Burial Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia
Memorial ID 2993 · View Source
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Soviet Union Marshall. Born in Kozhurin/Rostov Oblast, Russia, during the Russian Civil War, he was a Russian cavalryman which helped the Bolsheviks to victory in 1920. Budyonny was deputy commander of the North Caucasian Military District, (1921-23), was appointed assistant commander of the Red Army Cavalry, in 1924 and graduated from the Frunze Military Academy, in 1932. Promoted Marshall of the Soviet Union, in 1935, during World War II, his Red Army never stopped developing large scale mechanized corps, which was a strong element in defecting the Germans on their home land. His many awards include the Hero of Russia three times, Cross of St. George all four classes, Medal of St. George all four classes, eight Orders of Lenin, six Orders of the Red Banner, Order of Suvorov 1st Class and many more. He died in Moscow, Soviet Union, at age 90 and the Military Academy of the Signal Corps, is named in his honor.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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