World War II

  • 1943 Novorossiysk Operation
  • Operation Bagration
Awards Hero of the Soviet Union
Order of Lenin
Order of the Patriotic War, 1st Class
Medal "For Courage"

Lado Shirinshayevich Davidov (August 18, 1924 - July 30, 1987) was a Soviet soldier during the Second World War and Hero of the Soviet Union.[1]


He was born in Vladikavkaz, his parents were Assyrians.[2]

In 1944 he was awarded the Hero of the Soviet Union and was one of only two Assyrians to have received the title. He died in Moscow on 30 July 1987.


  1. ^ "Давыдов Ладо Шириншаевич" [Davidov Lado Shirinshayevich]. www.warheroes.ru (in Russian). Retrieved 2015-12-24. 
  2. ^ Zinda 2 June 2005