Georgy Konstantinovich Zhukov (Roushie: Гео́ргий Константи́нович Жу́ков; 1 December [A.S. 19 November] 1896 – 18 Juin 1974), wis a Soviet career officer in the Reid Airmy who, in the course o Warld War II, played a role in leadin the Reid Airmy drive throu much o Eastren Europe tae liberate the Soviet Union an ither naitions frae the occupation o the Axis Powers an, ultimately, tae conquer Berlin. He is the maist decoratit general officer in the history o the Soviet Union an Roushie.

Georgy Zhukov
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Zhukov speakin in Moscow, Soviet Union in 1941.
Meenister o Defence
In office
9 Februar 1955 – 26 October 1957
PremierNikolai Bulganin
Precedit biNikolai Bulganin
Succeedit biRodion Malinovsky
Full member o the Politburo
In office
29 Juin – 29 October 1957
Candidate member o the Politburo
In office
27 Februar 1956 – 29 Juin 1957
Personal details
BornGeorgy Konstantinovich Zhukov
Гео́ргий Константи́нович Жу́ков

1 December 1896(1896-12-01)
Strelkovka, Roushie Empire
Dee'd18 Juin 1974(1974-06-18) (aged 77)
Moscow, Roushie SFSR, Soviet Union
NaitionalitySoviet
Poleetical pairtyCommunist Pairty o the Soviet Union
Spoose(s)Alexandra Dievna Zuikova (1920–1953)
Galina Alexandrovna Semyonova (1965–1973)
BairnsEra Zhukova (born 1928)

Margarita Zhukova (1929–2011)
Ella Zhukova (1937–2010)

Maria Zhukova (born 1957)
ProfessionSodger
ReligionRoushie Orthodox
AwairdsHero o the Soviet Union — 1939 Hero o the Soviet Union — 1944 Hero o the Soviet Union — 1945 Hero o the Soviet Union — 1956
Signatur
Militar service
Allegiance Russian Empire
 Soviet Union
Service/branchRoushie Imperial Airmy
Soviet Airmy
Years o service1915–1957
RankMarshal o the Soviet Union
CommandsKiev Militar Destrict
Chief o the General Staff
Wastren Front
1st Beloroushie Front
Odessa Militar Destrict
Battles/warsWarld War I
Roushie Ceevil War
Soviet–Japanese Border War (Battles o Khalkhin Gol)
Soviet occupation o Bessarabie an Northren Bukovina
Great Patriotic War