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  2. Semyon Budyonny - Wikipedia

    Semyon Mikhailovich Budyonny (Russian: Семён Миха́йлович Будённый, tr. Semyon Mikháylovich Budyonnyy, IPA: [sʲɪˈmʲɵn mʲɪˈxajləvʲɪdʑ bʊˈdʲɵnːɨj] ⓘ; 25 April [O.S. 13 April] 1883 – 26 October 1973) was a Soviet cavalryman, military commander during the Russian Civil War, Polish-Soviet War and World ...

  3. Semyon Mikhaylovich Budenny | Biography, Red Army Officer ...

    Semyon Mikhaylovich Budenny, (born April 13 [April 25, New Style], 1883, Kozyurin, near Rostov-na-Donu, Russia—died Oct. 17, 1973, Moscow, Russia, U.S.S.R.), Red Army officer who played a prominent role in the Russian Civil War (1918–20) and later became a marshal of the Soviet Union.

  4. 1st Cavalry Army - Wikipedia

    History. When the Russian Civil War broke out in 1918, former non-commissioned officer Semyon Budyonny organized a small cavalry force in the Don region out of local Cossacks. This force rapidly grew in numbers, sided with the Bolsheviks and eventually became the 1st Cavalry Army.

  5. Budyonny horse - Wikipedia

    History. The Budyonny was named after Marshal Semyon Budyonny, a Bolshevik cavalry commander who became famous during the Russian Revolution. The breed was created by Budyonny, a well-known horse breeder himself, in the early 1920s in the Rostov region of Russia with the intent of producing cavalry horses to replace those lost during and after ...

  6. Marshal Budyonny: The best Soviet cavalryman who was friends ...

    On November 20, 1935, Semyon Mikhailovich was awarded the title of ‘Marshal of the Soviet Union’. During the mass repressions that soon began in the USSR, known as the ‘Great Terror’, three of...

  7. Battle of Warsaw (1920) - Wikipedia

    The Russian 1st Cavalry Army under Semyon Budyonny broke through Polish lines in early June. The effects of that were dramatic; Budyonny's success resulted in a collapse of all Polish fronts . On July 4, Mikhail Tukhachevsky 's Western Front began an all-out assault in Belarus from the Berezina River , forcing Polish forces to retreat .

  8. Semyon Budyonny - Wikiwand

    Semyon Mikhailovich Budyonny was a Soviet cavalryman, military commander during the Russian Civil War, Polish-Soviet War and World War II, and politician, who was a close political ally of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin.