Budenny, Semyon Mikhailovich
Born: Apr 25, 1883 AD
Died: 1973 AD, at 90 years of age.
1883 - Born on April 25th in Furmanka, South Ukraine. Soviet military commander.
1903 - He joined the army of the Russian Empire.
1918 - Organized a Red Cavalry force in the Don region.
1935 - He became one of the first five Marshals of the Soviet Union.
1937 - He commanded the Moscow Military District.
1940 - Appointed as Deputy People's Commissar for Defense.
1941 - Became the Commander-in-Chief of the Soviet armed forces of the Southwestern Direction facing the German invasion of Ukraine.
1943 - He was regarded as a Hero of the Soviet Union when he retired.
1973 - Died on October 26th.
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