Dmitry Ryabyshev

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Dmitry Ivanovich Ryabyshev
Born February 23, 1894
Russian Empire Kolotovka, Don Host Oblast, Russian Empire
Died November 18, 1985
Soviet Union Rostov-on-Don, Soviet Union
Allegiance Military of the Soviet Union
Years of service 1915 — 1950
Rank Lieutenant General
Battles/wars Russian Civil War
World War II
Awards Order of Lenin (x4)
Order of the Red Banner (x4)
Order of Suvorov, Second Class

Dmitry Ivanovich Ryabyshev Russian: Дми́трий Ива́нович Ря́бышев, , (February 23 [O.S. February 11] 1894 – November 18, 1985) was a Soviet military commander, commander of 8th mechanized corps (1941).

Before World War II[edit]

Ryabyshev was born in Kolotovka, Don Host Oblast, Russian Empire (in present-day Rostov Oblast, Russia). In 1917 he joined the Bolshevik Party. Following the Russian Revolution of 1917 he was a commander of the 42nd Brigade, 14th Division of the 1st Cavalry Army during the Russian Civil War.