Markian POPOV, Army General; staff member, central organs of USSR Minister of Defense, since 1955. several Order of Lenin; other orders; medals.
1920 graduated Frunze Military Academy
1918-1920 fought in Civil War. 1939-1941 in Soviet-Finnish War, then commanded an infantry division. 1942-1943 commanded a Soviet army.
1943-1945, with rank of Colonel-General, Commander, Bryansk Front during Kursk-Orel campaign. Commander, 70th Army on Second Belarusian Front. 1944 took part in Belarusian and 1944-1945 East Prussian campaigns.
1946-1955 Commander, Tauric Military District. Deputy, USSR Supreme Soviet of 1950, 1954 and 1958 convocation.