Vasily Ivanovich Chuikov

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Birthday
12, 1900
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Mar 18, 1982 (82)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
12, 1900
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Mar 18, 1982 (82)

About

Soviet general in the Red Army during World War II who heroically defeated the Germans in the battle of Stalingrad.

Before Fame

He joined the Red Army shortly after the chaos of the Russian Revolution had left him unemployed.

Trivia

It was him who officially accepted the surrender of Berlin's forces, which ended the western front of World War II.

Family Life

He was born into peasant family and had eleven siblings.

Associated With

He was the first Allied officer to learn about Adolf Hitler's suicide.

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