On this day

Birthday anniversary of Anton I. Denikin, Russian General

16 December 1872

4 (16) December, 1872, in the village of Shpetal Dolny, the Varshava Province, into the family of a retired major was born Anton I. Denikin, Lieutenant General (1916), hero of the Russian-Japanese war and the First World War; commander in chief of the Voluntary Army (1918), of “The Armed Forces of the South of Russia” (1919) and “Supreme Ruler” of Russia (1920).