65 Notable alumni of
Moscow Aviation Institute

Moscow Aviation Institute is 371st in the world, 124th in Europe, and 7th in Russia by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 65 notable alumni from Moscow Aviation Institute sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Mikhail Zadornov

    Mikhail Zadornov
    Born in
    Latvia Flag Latvia
    Years
    1948-2017 (aged 69)
    Enrolled in Moscow Aviation Institute
    Studied in 1974
    Occupations
    actorsatiristplaywrightstand-up comedianwriter
    Biography

    Mikhail Nikolayevich Zadornov was a Soviet and Russian stand-up comedian and writer. Zadornov was born into an artistic family, his father Nikolai Zadornov being a notable writer from Riga. Zadornov’s mother, Elena Matusevich (1909-1992), came from an old noble family, which can trace its roots to the Polish king Stephen Bathory.

  2. Eduard Uspensky

    Eduard Uspensky
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1937-2018 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    screenwriterpoetfilm producerwriterchildren's writer
    Biography

    Eduard Nikolayevich Uspensky was a Russian children's writer and poet, author of over 70 books, as well as a playwright, screenwriter and TV presenter. His works have been translated into 25 languages and spawned around 60 cartoon adaptations. Among the characters he created are Cheburashka and Crocodile Gena, Uncle Fyodor and Kolobki brothers. He was awarded IV Class Order "For Merit to the Fatherland" in 1997.

  3. Alexey Pajitnov

    Alexey Pajitnov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    programmercomputer scientistgame designermathematicianbusinessperson
    Biography

    Alexey Leonidovich Pajitnov is a Russian-American video game designer and computer engineer. He is best known for developing Tetris in 1984 while working for the Dorodnitsyn Computing Centre of the Soviet Academy of Sciences, a Soviet government-founded R&D center.

  4. Markus Wolf

    Markus Wolf
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1923-2006 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    writerjournalistintelligence officer
    Biography

    Markus Johannes Wolf was head of the Main Directorate for Reconnaissance (Hauptverwaltung Aufklärung), the foreign intelligence division of East Germany's Ministry for State Security (Ministerium für Staatssicherheit, abbreviated MfS, commonly known as the Stasi). He was the Stasi's number two for 34 years, which spanned most of the Cold War. He is often regarded as one of the most well known spymasters during the Cold War. In the West he was known as "the man without a face" due to his elusiveness.

  5. Toktar Aubakirov

    Toktar Aubakirov
    Born in
    Kazakhstan Flag Kazakhstan
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    aircraft pilotastronautpoliticiantest pilot
    Biography

    Toktar Ongarbayuly Aubakirov is a retired Kazakh Air Force officer and a former cosmonaut. He is the first person from Kazakhstan to go to space.

  6. Svetlana Savitskaya

    Svetlana Savitskaya
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Enrolled in Moscow Aviation Institute
    Studied in 1972
    Occupations
    aircraft pilotastronautpoliticianmilitary personnelwriter
    Biography

    Svetlana Yevgenyevna Savitskaya is a Russian former aviator and Soviet cosmonaut who flew aboard Soyuz T-7 in 1982, becoming the second woman in space. On her 1984 Soyuz T-12 mission she became the first woman to fly to space twice, and the first woman to perform a spacewalk.

  7. Maksim Shevchenko

    Maksim Shevchenko
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Enrolled in Moscow Aviation Institute
    Studied in 1990
    Occupations
    journalistpublic figurebloggerteachertelevision presenter
    Biography

    Maxim Shevchenko is an editor, journalist and presenter on television and radio in Russia, one of the leading Russian journalists and experts on ethno-cultural and religious policies.

  8. Sergey Kapitsa

    Sergey Kapitsa
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1928-2012 (aged 84)
    Enrolled in Moscow Aviation Institute
    Studied in 1949
    Occupations
    physicistuniversity teachertelevision presentermathematician
    Biography

    Sergey Petrovich Kapitsa was a Russian physicist and demographer. He was best known as host of the popular and long-running Russian scientific TV show, Evident, but Incredible. His father was the Nobel laureate Soviet-era physicist Pyotr Kapitsa, and his brother was the geographer and Antarctic explorer Andrey Kapitsa.

  9. Yegor Ligachyov

    Yegor Ligachyov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1920-.. (age 102)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Yegor Kuzmich Ligachyov was a Soviet and Russian politician who was a high-ranking official in the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU), and who continued an active political career in post-Soviet Russia.

  10. Tatyana Lioznova

    Tatyana Lioznova
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1924-2011 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    film directorscreenwriterdrama teachertheatrical director
    Biography

    Tatyana Mikhailovna Lioznova was a Soviet film director best known for her TV series Seventeen Moments of Spring (1973).

  11. Yelena Serova

    Yelena Serova
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    explorerastronautpolitician
    Biography

    Yelena Olegovna Serova is a Russian politician and former cosmonaut. She serves as a Deputy in the State Duma of Russian Federation.

  12. Vladislav Volkov

    Vladislav Volkov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1935-1971 (aged 36)
    Enrolled in Moscow Aviation Institute
    Studied in 1953
    Occupations
    astronautengineerwriter
    Biography

    Vladislav Nikolayevich Volkov was a Soviet cosmonaut who flew on the Soyuz 7 and Soyuz 11 missions. The second mission terminated fatally. Volkov and the two other crew members were asphyxiated on reentry, the only three people to have died in outer space.

  13. Maksim Pokrovsky

    Maksim Pokrovsky
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Enrolled in Moscow Aviation Institute
    Studied in 1992
    Occupations
    singercomposerpoetmanufactureractor
    Biography

    Maksim Sergeyevich Pokrovsky is a Russian musician, best known as the frontman of the Moscow-based rock band Nogu Svelo!. He has also released some solo songs in Russia and the UK. Now he is working in the United States.

  14. Dmitry Zimin

    Dmitry Zimin
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1933-.. (age 89)
    Occupations
    scientistbusinessperson
    Biography

    Dmitry Borisovich Zimin is a Russian radio scientist and businessman, founder and honorary president of VimpelCom. Since his retirement in the early 2000s he has become known as a philanthropist. He founded the Dynasty Foundation and the Zimin Foundation.

  15. Andrei Kobyakov

    Andrei Kobyakov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    economistdiplomatpoliticianengineer
    Biography

    Andrei Vladimirovich Kobyakov is a Belarusian politician. He served as the Prime Minister of Belarus between 2014 and 2018, appointed by president Alexander Lukashenko on 27 December 2014. Before this appointment, Kobyakov served as Lukashenko's Chief of Staff from 2012 to 2014.

  16. Mikhail Yangel

    Mikhail Yangel
    Years
    1911-1971 (aged 60)
    Enrolled in Moscow Aviation Institute
    Studied in 1931-1937
    Biography

    Mikhail Kuzmich Yangel, was a Soviet engineer and the leading missile designer in the Soviet Union.

  17. Vadim Panov

    Vadim Panov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    writerscience fiction writer
    Biography

    Vadim Panov is a Russian fantasy and science-fiction writer. He is the author of the seriesTainy gorod [The Secret City], which has been translated into English, as well as the series Anklavy, and Club Moscow.

  18. Fyodor Yurchikhin

    Fyodor Yurchikhin
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Enrolled in Moscow Aviation Institute
    Studied in 1983
    Occupations
    engineerastronauteconomist
    Biography

    Fyodor Nikolayevich Yurchikhin is a Russian cosmonaut of Greek descent, engineer and RSC Energia test-pilot who has flown on five spaceflights. His first spaceflight was a 10-day Space Shuttle mission STS-112. His second was a long-duration stay aboard the International Space Station (ISS) as a Flight Engineer for Expedition 15; for this mission he was launched in the Soyuz TMA-10 spacecraft. He has undertaken two further long-duration stays aboard the ISS, as a crew member of Expedition 24 / 25. For this mission he was launched with the spacecraft Soyuz TMA-19, and he landed in November 2010, also with the Soyuz TMA-19 spacecraft. He served as Soyuz commander for his fourth mission aboard Soyuz TMA-09M, as flight engineer for Expedition 36 and ISS Commander for Expedition 37. In April 2017, Yurchikhin launched on Soyuz MS-04 for the fifth spaceflight of his career, a six-month mission to the ISS as part of Expedition 51 and 52, for which he was the commander.

  19. Igor Volk

    Igor Volk
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1937-2017 (aged 80)
    Enrolled in Moscow Aviation Institute
    Studied in 1969
    Occupations
    aircraft pilotastronautinventortest pilotmilitary personnel
    Biography

    Igor Petrovich Volk was a Soviet test pilot and cosmonaut in the Buran programme.

  20. Lion Izmaylov

    Lion Izmaylov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1940-.. (age 82)
    Occupations
    stand-up comedianwritersatiristengineerscreenwriter
    Biography

    Lion Izmailov, real name Lion Moiseevich Polyak (Russian: Лио́н Моисе́евич По́ляк); born May 5, 1940, Moscow) is a Soviet and Russian satirist writer, screenwriter and entertainer.

  21. Mikhail Korniyenko

    Mikhail Korniyenko
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Enrolled in Moscow Aviation Institute
    Studied in 1987
    Occupations
    astronautengineer
    Biography

    Mikhail Borisovich Kornienko is a Russian cosmonaut. Kornienko served as a flight engineer on the International Space Station during Expedition 23/24 and was selected along with Scott Kelly for a year-long mission aboard the ISS.

  22. Anatoly Dobrynin

    Anatoly Dobrynin
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1919-2010 (aged 91)
    Occupations
    diplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Anatoly Fyodorovich Dobrynin was a Soviet statesman, diplomat and politician. He was Soviet Ambassador to the United States for more than two decades, from 1962 to 1986.

  23. Armen Grigoryan

    Armen Grigoryan
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    singercomposerpoetguitaristvocalist
    Biography

    Armen Grigoryan is a singer/songwriter, artist, and the front man (and main songwriter) of "Krematorij" (Crematorium) Russian rock-band.

  24. Valeri Kubasov

    Valeri Kubasov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1935-2014 (aged 79)
    Enrolled in Moscow Aviation Institute
    Studied in 1958
    Occupations
    astronautengineerwriter
    Biography

    Valery Nikolaevich Kubasov was a Soviet/Russian cosmonaut who flew on two missions in the Soyuz programme as a flight engineer: Soyuz 6 and Soyuz 19 (the Apollo–Soyuz mission), and commanded Soyuz 36 in the Intercosmos programme. On 21 July 1975, the Soyuz 7K-TM module used for ASTP landed in Kazakhstan at 5:51 p.m. and Kubasov was the first to exit the craft. Kubasov performed the first welding experiments in space, along with Georgy Shonin.

  25. Magomed Tolboyev

    Magomed Tolboyev
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    politiciantest pilotastronaut
    Biography

    Magomed Omarovich Tolboyev is a former high-profile Soviet-era test pilot who initially came to public attention as a test pilot for the Buran space shuttle. He is from Dagestan. He continued his career after the collapse of the Soviet Union, working on both civilian and military aircraft in Russia, and held several governmental appointments including in the Aviation Ministry. He was decorated with the title Hero of Russia and other honors before retiring from active service. He continues to be a part-time consultant and commentator on aviation issues.

  26. Musa Manarov

    Musa Manarov
    Born in
    Azerbaijan Flag Azerbaijan
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Enrolled in Moscow Aviation Institute
    Studied in 1974
    Occupations
    engineerastronautpolitician
    Biography

    Musa Khiramanovich Manarov is a former cosmonaut who spent 541 days in space.

  27. Mikhail Pogosyan

    Mikhail Pogosyan
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    aeronautical engineerinventornon-fiction writerscientist
    Biography

    Mikhail Aslanovich Pogosyan is a Russian aerospace engineer. He is the former general director of Sukhoi and the United Aircraft Corporation and the current rector of the Moscow Aviation Institute. He is a Russian national of Armenian descent.

  28. Anatoly Kvochur

    Anatoly Kvochur
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    aircraft pilottest pilot
    Biography

    Anatoly Kvochur, is a Russian test pilot, Hero of the Russian Federation.

  29. Vitaly Sevastyanov

    Vitaly Sevastyanov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1935-2010 (aged 75)
    Enrolled in Moscow Aviation Institute
    Studied in 1953
    Occupations
    engineerastronautpoliticianinventor
    Biography

    Vitaly Ivanovich Sevastyanov was a Soviet cosmonaut and an engineer who flew on the Soyuz 9 and Soyuz 18 missions.

  30. Yevgeniya Chirikova

    Yevgeniya Chirikova
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    human rights activistenvironmentalistpoliticianengineerentrepreneur
    Biography

    Yevgeniya Chirikova is a Russian environmental activist, primarily known for opposing the building of a motorway through Khimki forest near Moscow. She has also played a prominent role in the 2011–2012 Russian protests following disputed parliamentary elections in Russia. Chirikova has also been credited with "stimulating nationwide interest in political reform". She is currently based in Estonia.

  31. Olga Timofeeva

    Olga Timofeeva
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    politicianjournalist
    Biography

    Olga Timofeeva is a deputy for the United Russia party in the 7th State Duma of the Russian Federation and former journalist. She is Deputy chairman of the State Duma since 9 October 2017. Previously she was head of the Ecology and Environmental Protection committee. Honorary citizen of the city of Stavropol (2014).

  32. Pavel Vinogradov

    Pavel Vinogradov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Enrolled in Moscow Aviation Institute
    Studied in 1971-1977
    Occupations
    astronautengineer
    Biography

    Pavel Vladimirovich Vinogradov is a cosmonaut and former commander of the International Space Station. As of May 2013, he has flown into space three times, aboard Mir and the International Space Station, and is one of the top 10 astronauts in terms of total time in space. Vinogradov has also conducted seven spacewalks in his cosmonaut career, and holds the record for the oldest person to perform a spacewalk.

  33. Genrikh Novozhilov

    Genrikh Novozhilov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1925-2019 (aged 94)
    Enrolled in Moscow Aviation Institute
    Studied in 1943-1949
    Occupations
    aerospace engineerpoliticianuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Genrikh Vasilevich Novozhilov was a Soviet and Russian aircraft designer. He was a key designer of multiple Ilyushin passenger aircraft including the Il-18, Il-62, Il-76, and Il-96.

  34. Nkeirouka Ezekh

    Nkeirouka Ezekh
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    curler
    Biography

    Nkeirouka Khilarievna "Kira" Ezekh is a Russian curler.

  35. Yevgeny Adamov

    Yevgeny Adamov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1939-.. (age 83)
    Occupations
    physicistnuclear physicistChernobyl liquidator
    Biography

    Yevgeny Olegovich Adamov was the head of the Russian atomic energy ministry, MinAtom. He was appointed by President Boris Yeltsin in 1998 and ousted by President Vladimir Putin in 2001.

  36. Igor Vittel

    Igor Vittel
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    journalistpresentermanufacturerwritertelevision presenter
    Biography

    Igor Stanislavovich Vittel is a Russian journalist and TV personality most known for his continuous work at Russian "business TV" channel RBC TV. He is also known as an expert guest at numerous political talk shows on major Russian TV channels such as Channel 1. He is systematically involved in other creative and political activities.

  37. Sergei Kramarenko

    Sergei Kramarenko
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1923-2020 (aged 97)
    Occupations
    fighter pilotairman
    Biography

    Sergei Makarovich Kramarenko was a Soviet Air Force officer who fought in the World War II and the Korean War. For his service in Korea he became a holder of the Title of Hero of the Soviet Union. He achieved several high command positions in the USSR and was also Air Force advisor in Iraq and Algeria in the 1970s. Retired in 1977 with the rank of major-general, he lived with his family in Moscow.

  38. Viktor Afanasyev

    Viktor Afanasyev
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Enrolled in Moscow Aviation Institute
    Studied in 1976-1980
    Occupations
    aircraft pilotastronautmilitary personnel
    Biography

    Viktor Mikhailovich Afanasyev is a colonel in the Russian Air Force and a test cosmonaut of the Yu. A. Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center. He was born 31 December 1948, in Bryansk, Russia, and is married to Yelena Ya. Afanasyeva, born in 1952. They have two children. His father, Mikhail Z. Afanasyev, is deceased. His mother, Marya S. Afanasyeva, resides in Merkulyevo, Bryansk region, Russia. His recreational interests include football, swimming, and tourism. He considers his favorite meal to be borscht.

  39. Nikolai Budarin

    Nikolai Budarin
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Enrolled in Moscow Aviation Institute
    Studied in 1979
    Occupations
    astronautpolitician
    Biography

    Nikolai Mikhailovich Budarin is a retired Russian cosmonaut, a veteran of three extended space missions aboard the Mir Space Station and the International Space Station. He has also performed eight career spacewalks with a total time of 44 hours.

  40. Yury Usachov

    Yury Usachov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Enrolled in Moscow Aviation Institute
    Studied in 1985
    Occupations
    engineerastronaut
    Biography

    Yury Vladimirovich Usachov is a former cosmonaut who resides in Star City, Moscow. Usachov is a veteran of four spaceflights, including two long duration missions on board the Mir Space Station and another on board the International Space Station. During his career, he also conducted seven spacewalks before his retirement on April 5, 2004.

  41. Aleksandr Shmurnov

    Aleksandr Shmurnov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Enrolled in Moscow Aviation Institute
    Studied in 1990
    Occupations
    journalistsports journalist
    Biography

    Aleksandr Ivanovich Shmurnov is a Russian sports journalist, radio host, television commentator for the Russian Match TV. Former chief editor of a sports Internet portal Championat.com. The creator of the training center Sports journalist.

  42. Valentin Lebedev

    Valentin Lebedev
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Enrolled in Moscow Aviation Institute
    Studied in 1960
    Occupations
    engineeraircraft pilotastronautwriter
    Biography

    Valentin Vitalyevich Lebedev is a Soviet cosmonaut who made two flights into space. His stay aboard the Space Station Salyut 7 with Anatoly Berezovoy in 1982, which lasted 211 days, was recorded in the Guinness Book of Records.

  43. Mikhail Tyurin

    Mikhail Tyurin
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Enrolled in Moscow Aviation Institute
    Studied in 1984
    Occupations
    engineerastronaut
    Biography

    Mikhail Vladislavovich Tyurin is a former Russian cosmonaut who flew several missions to the International Space Station and completed four spacewalks during his career. He was awarded the title Hero of the Russian Federation for his work as a cosmonaut.

  44. Aleksandr Ivanchenkov

    Aleksandr Ivanchenkov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1940-.. (age 82)
    Occupations
    engineerastronautwriter
    Biography

    Aleksandr Sergeyevich Ivanchenkov is a retired Soviet cosmonaut who flew as Flight Engineer on Soyuz 29 and Soyuz T-6, he spent 147 days, 12 hours and 37 minutes in space.

  45. Aleksandr Lazutkin

    Aleksandr Lazutkin
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Enrolled in Moscow Aviation Institute
    Studied in 1981
    Occupations
    engineerastronaut
    Biography

    Aleksandr Ivanovich Lazutkin is a Russian cosmonaut.

  46. Anatoly Artsebarsky

    Anatoly Artsebarsky
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    aircraft pilotastronauttest pilot
    Biography

    Anatoly Pavlovich Artsebarsky is a former Soviet cosmonaut.

  47. Guy Severin

    Guy Severin
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1926-2008 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    alpine skiernon-fiction writer
    Biography

    Guy Ilyich Severin was a Russian scientist, engineer, academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, doctor of technical science, professor, full member of the International Academy of Astronautics, inventor and producer of a number of aerospace life-rescue systems and space-suits.

  48. Ivan Petrovich Sklyarov

    Ivan Petrovich Sklyarov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1948-2007 (aged 59)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Ivan Petrovich Sklyarov was a Russian politician. He served as the Mayor of Nizhny Novgorod 1994–1997, and the Governor of Nizhny Novgorod Oblast in 1997–2001. He was also awarded the title of Honorary Citizen of Nizhny Novgorod.

  49. Arseny Mironov

    Arseny Mironov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1917-2019 (aged 102)
    Enrolled in Moscow Aviation Institute
    Studied in 1936-1941
    Occupations
    aircraft pilotscientistuniversity teacherglider pilot
    Biography

    Arseny Dmitrievich Mironov was a Russian scientist, aerospace engineer, and aviator. He was one of the oldest researchers in aircraft aerodynamics and flight testing, a Gromov Flight Research Institute (GFRI) director from 1981 to 1985, a recipient of the Stalin Prize in 1948 and the USSR State Prize in 1976, and an honorary citizen of Zhukovsky.

  50. Alexander Izosimov

    Alexander Izosimov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Alexander Vadimovich Izosimov is a Russian businessman who is noted for being the CEO of Vimpelcom between October 2003 and May 2011.

  51. Georgi Mosolov

    Georgi Mosolov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1926-2018 (aged 92)
    Occupations
    aircraft pilottest pilotmilitary personnel
    Biography

    Georgy Konstantinovich Mosolov was a Soviet Russian test pilot. He attained the rank of Polkovnik (Colonel). He attained two world air speed records, in either the Mikoyan MiG-21 or the prototype Mikoyan Ye-66, as well as one altitude record. Colonel Mosolov was awarded the Hero of the Soviet Union and the Lenin Prize.

  52. Yuri Bychkov

    Yuri Bychkov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1931-2016 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    writerart historianliterary scholarliterary historian
    Biography

    Yuri Alexandrovich Bychkov was an art historian, a member of the Union of Artists and the Union of Theatre Workers of the Russian Federation, director of writer's house museum Melikhovo in 1994-2004.

  53. Ye Zhengda

    Ye Zhengda
    Years
    1927-2017 (aged 90)
    Occupations
    industrial designerbusiness executivepolitician
    Biography

    Ye Zhengda was a Chinese aircraft designer and lieutenant general of the People's Liberation Army Air Force. He was also an adjunct professor and senior engineer at Northwestern Polytechnical University. He was a member of the 10th National Congress of the Communist Party of China and a delegate to the 5th National People's Congress.

  54. Andrei Babkin

    Andrei Babkin
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    astronautengineer
    Biography

    Andrei Nikolaevich Babkin is a Russian Engineer and Cosmonaut who was selected in April 2010. He was scheduled to make his first flight into space in April 2020 onboard Soyuz MS-16, although in February 2020 he and Nikolai Tikhonov were removed from the flight due to medical reasons.

  55. Lyudmila Titova

    Lyudmila Titova
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    speed skater
    Biography

    Lyudmila Yevgenyevna Titova is a retired Russian speed skater.

  56. Alexander Bereznyak

    Alexander Bereznyak
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1912-1974 (aged 62)
    Occupations
    engineeraerospace engineer
    Biography

    Alexander Yakovlevich Bereznyak ) was a Soviet aircraft and missile designer. He was the Chief Designer of MKB "Raduga", from March 1957.

  57. Konstantin Kozeyev

    Konstantin Kozeyev
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Enrolled in Moscow Aviation Institute
    Studied in 1992
    Occupations
    engineerastronaut
    Biography

    Konstantin Mirovich Kozeyev is a retired Russian cosmonaut.

  58. Yelena Gorchakova

    Yelena Gorchakova
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1933-2002 (aged 69)
    Occupations
    javelin throwerathletics competitor
    Biography

    Yelena Yegorovna Gorchakova was a Russian javelin thrower who won bronze medals at the 1952 and 1964 Olympics. Her 1964 bronze was a disappointment as she set a world record in the qualification that remained unbeaten for eight years.

  59. Viktor Abramov

    Viktor Abramov
    Born in
    Kyrgyzstan Flag Kyrgyzstan
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Viktor Semyonovich Abramov, born 18 August 1956 in Min-Kush, Kyrgyzstan, is a Russian politician.

  60. Nikolai Zykov

    Nikolai Zykov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    actorpuppeteerfilm directortheatrical director
    Biography

    Nikolai Zykov is a Soviet and Russian actor, director, artist, designer, puppet-maker, and master puppeteer.

  61. Victor Litvinov

    Victor Litvinov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1910-1983 (aged 73)
    Enrolled in Moscow Aviation Institute
    Studied in 1937
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Viktor Yakovlevich Litvinov was a Soviet Russian aircraft designer and organizer of the aircraft industry.

  62. Konstantin Bushuyev

    Konstantin Bushuyev
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1914-1978 (aged 64)
    Occupations
    engineer
    Biography

    Konstantin Davidovich Bushuyev was a Soviet engineer and director of the 1975 Apollo–Soyuz Test Project for the Soviet Union.

  63. Galina Strutinskaya

    Galina Strutinskaya
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    chess player
    Biography

    Galina Nikolayevna Strutinskaya is a Russian chess player, trainer and international arbiter. She won the Women's World Senior Chess Championship in 2011, 2012 and 2015 (the latter in the category 50+). The 2011 victory automatically earned her the title of Woman Grandmaster (WGM). Strutinskaya also won the Women's European Senior Chess Championship in the 50+ category in 2016 and 2017.

  64. Mikhail Smirnovsky

    Mikhail Smirnovsky
    Years
    1921-1989 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    diplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Mikhail Nikolayevich Smirnovsky was a Soviet diplomat and a specialist in Soviet relations with English-speaking countries. He was first secretary of the Soviet Embassy in Washington DC in 1953, and served a second time in Washington as the minister-counselor and second-ranking officer of the Embassy at the beginning of the 1960s. Around 1963 Smirnovsky returned to the Foreign Ministry in Moscow, where he was chief of the USA section of the Ministry. In 1966 he became Soviet Ambassador to the United Kingdom, where he served until 1973. It is believed that he was later, in Moscow, a member of the Foreign Ministry's Collegium, understood to have been an advisory group of senior officers. He was a player in US-Soviet relations at critical times, including the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962. Smirnovsky was viewed by American colleagues as an efficient, businesslike diplomat who, in contrast to many other Soviet officials, eschewed rudeness and avoided unnecessary exaggeration.

  65. Mikhail Timonov

    Mikhail Timonov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Mikhail Leonidovich Timonov is a Russian politician. Deputy of the Moscow City Duma, leader of the Opposition.