biographical name Georgy Konstantinovich 1896-1974 Soviet marshal

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  • Zhukov — [zho͞o′kôf΄] Georgi K(onstantinovich) [gyôr′gē] 1896 1974; Soviet marshal …   English World dictionary

  • Zhukov — noun Soviet general who during World Warr II directed the counteroffensive at Stalingrad and relieved Leningrad and captured Berlin (1896 1974) • Syn: ↑Georgi Zhukov, ↑Georgi Konstantinovich Zhukov • Instance Hypernyms: ↑general, ↑full general …   Useful english dictionary

  • Zhukov — Schukow ist der Name folgender Personen: Georgi Konstantinowitsch Schukow (russisch Георгий Константинович Жуков, engl. Schreibweise Zhukov, wissenschaftl. Transliteration Georgij Konstantinovič Žukov; 1896–1974), Marschall der Sowjetunion und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Zhukov — noun a) Marshall , a Soviet Russian career officer in the Red Army, one of the most decorated generals in the history of the Soviet Union and Russia. b) A town in Kaluga оblast, Russia, named after Georgy Zhukov …   Wiktionary

  • Zhukov — /zhooh keuhf/, n. Georgi Konstantinovich /gyi awrdd gyee keuhn stun tyee neuh vyich/, 1896 1974, Russian marshal. * * * …   Universalium

  • Zhukov — Zhu•kov [[t]ˈʒu kɔf, kɒf[/t]] n. big Georgi Konstantinovich, 1896–1974, Soviet marshal …   From formal English to slang

  • Zhukov — /ˈʒukɒf/ (say zhoohkof) noun Georgi Konstantinovich /giˌɔgi kənstanˈtinəvɪtʃ/ (say gee.awgee kuhnstahn teenuhvich), 1896–1974, Soviet marshal, born in Russia; noted commander of Soviet forces during World War II …   Australian English dictionary

  • Zhukov (disambiguation) — Zhukov (Жуков) or Zhukova (feminine) is a common Russian surname and may refer to:*Georgy Zhukov (1896 1974), a Soviet military commander and politician *Georgy Sergeyevich Zhukov (1903 ?) Soviet general of NKVD *Yuri Zhukov (1908 1991), a Soviet …   Wikipedia

  • Zhukov (town) — Zhukov ( ru. Жуков) is a town in Kaluga Oblast, Russia, located on the Ugodka River (Protva s tributary) some 90 km northwest of Kaluga. Population: 12,300 (2005 est.); 12,306 (2002 Census); 2,888 (1989 Census).Zhukov was founded in the early… …   Wikipedia

  • Zhukov, Georgy Konstantinovich — ▪ Soviet marshal born Dec. 1 [Nov. 19, Old Style], 1896, Kaluga province, Russia died June 18, 1974, Moscow  marshal of the Soviet Union, the most important Soviet military commander during World War II.       Having been conscripted into the… …   Universalium

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