Mikhail Levandovsky

Mikhail Karlovich Levandovsky (May 15, 1890 – July 29, 1938, Russian: Левандовский, Михаил Карлович) was a Soviet Komandarm 2nd rank. He fought in World War I in the Imperial Russian Army and in the Russian Civil War in the Soviet Red Army. He participated in the Soviet invasions of Georgia and Azerbaijan. He commanded forces in both the Caucasus and Siberia.

Mikhail Karlovich Levandovsky
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BornMay 15, 1890
Tiflis, Russian Empire
DiedJuly 29, 1938
Moscow, Soviet Union
AllegianceRussian Empire
Soviet Union
Service/branchImperial Russian Army
Soviet Red Army
Commands held9th Army (RSFSR)
11th Army (RSFSR)
10th Terek-Dagestan Army
Red Banner Caucasus Army
Siberian Military District
Transcaucasian Military District
Maritime Group of Forces
Battles/wars

During the Great Purge, he was arrested on February 23, 1938 and later executed.

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Military offices
Preceded by
August Kork
Commander of the Red Banner Caucasus Army
November 1925 – October 1928
Succeeded by
Konstantin Avksentevsky
Preceded by
Nikolay Kuibyshev
Commander of the Siberian Military District
1930–1933
Succeeded by
Yan Gaylit
Preceded by
Ivan Smolin
Commander of the Red Banner Caucasus Army
November 1933 – May 1935
Succeeded by
himself as Commander of the Transcaucasian Military District
Preceded by
himself as Commander of the Red Banner Caucasus Army
Commander of the Transcaucasian Military District
May 1935 – June 1937
Succeeded by
Nikolay Kuibyshev
Preceded by
Ivan Fedko
Commander of the Maritime Group of Forces
June 1937 – February 1938
Succeeded by
Kuzma Podlas