Mikhail Efimovich Krichevsky
|Born||25 February 1897?|
Karlovka, Konstantinograd uyezd, Poltava Governorate, Russian Empire
|Died||26 December 2008|
(aged 111 years, 305 days)
|Service/||Imperial Russian Army|
|Years of service||1917|
|Battles/wars||World War I|
Mikhail Efimovich Krichevsky (Ukrainian: Михайло Юхимович Кричевський, Russian: Михаил Ефимович Кричевский; 25 February 1897?, Karlovka, Poltava Governorate, Russian Empire – 26 December 2008, Donetsk, Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine) was a Jewish-Ukrainian supercentenarian and the last surviving World War I veteran who fought for the Russian Empire. Krichevsky was mobilized into the Imperial Russian Army in 1917 and was sent to the Southwestern Front, after graduating from the Kiev Military Engineering School as an engineer-praporshchik. After the October Revolution he returned home, where he settled and lived in Donetsk and died in 2008 at the claimed age of 111 years old.
- Последний в мире ветеран Первой мировой живет в Донецке (фото) [The world's last World War I veteran lives in Donetsk (photo)] (in Russian). Интернет-газета Донбасса. 22 February 2008. Archived from the original on 27 October 2017. Retrieved 18 July 2019.
- Matveyev, Vladimir (5 January 2009). "Oldest known Ukrainian Jew dies at 111". JTA. Retrieved 18 July 2019.
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