Timoshenko died at Moscow on 31 March 1970 at the age of 75. He was honoured with a state funeral and was cremated on 3 April. The urn containing his ashes was buried in the Kremlin Wall Necropolis. Assessment. Timoshenko was highly praised by his contemporary Marshal Georgy Zhukov.
Semyon Timoshenko, (born February 18 [February 6, Old Style], 1895, Furmanka, Ukraine, Russian Empire—died March 31, 1970, Moscow, Russia, U.S.S.R.), Soviet general who helped the Red Army withstand German forces during the early part of World War II.
Semyon Timoshenko (1895 - 1970). Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images From the Guardian archive Second world war Obituary The death of war hero Timoshenko - archive, 1970 2 April 1970: When...
Marshal Semyon K. Timo shenko, the Soviet war hero, died of cancer Tuesday in Mos cow, according to Tass, the So viet press agency. He was 75 years old. Marshal Timoshenko, who be gan his...
He died in 1970 at the age of 75. Semyon Konstantinovich Timoshenko was a Soviet military commander, Marshal of the Soviet Union, and one of the most prominent Red Army commanders during the Second World War.
Semyon Timoshenko was made a Hero of the Soviet Union for the second time and the Order of Lenin for the fourth time. 22 Feb 1968 Semyon Timoshenko was awarded the Order of the October Revolution and a sword bearing a gold emblem of the Soviet Union.
About Marshal Semyon Timosenko Semyon Konstantinovich Timoshenko was a Soviet military commander and senior professional officer of the Red Army at the beginning of the German invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941. Early life Timoshenko was born into a peasant family at Furmanivka, in Southern Bessarabia, now a part of Odessa Oblast, Ukraine.
Timoshenko, Semyon K. Semyon Konstantinovich Timoshenko was born on February 18th, 1895 in Furmanka (Bessarabia, the present Moldavia). As a child he worked at the farm of his parents until he was called up for military service in the Czarist army, in order to fight the Germans during World War One.
(1895-1970) Semyon Konstantinovich Timoshenko was a Soviet general who helped the Red Army withstand German forces during the early part of the Great Patriotic War.
Semyon Konstantinovich Timoshenko (sĬmyôn´ kənstəntyē´nəvĬch tyēməshĕn´kə), 1895–1970, Soviet marshal. He served in the civil war of 1918–20 as a cavalry commander and subsequently rose in the Soviet army. He commanded the Soviet troops in their final victorious offensive in the Finnish-Soviet War (1940).