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With 48 biographies, Pilots are the 82nd most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Sociologists, Mafiosos, and Diplomats.

Pantheon has 48 people classified as pilots born between 1609 and 1968. Of these 48, 4 (8.33%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living pilots include Chesley Sullenberger, Joseph Kittinger, and Mathias Rust. The most famous deceased pilots include Charles Lindbergh, Amelia Earhart, and Sabiha Gökçen. As of October 2020, 5 new pilots have been added to Pantheon including Hezârfen Ahmed Çelebi, Carl Gustaf von Rosen, and Natalya Meklin.

Living Pilots

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Deceased Pilots

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Newly Added Pilots (2020)

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Most pilots were born in United States (10), Russia (9), and Germany (5). By city, the most common birth places were Moscow (2), Paris (2), and Detroit (1).The most common death places of pilots were Russia (12), United States (7), and Germany (5). By city, these were Moscow (6), Los Angeles (2), and Paris (2).

The earliest biographies classified as pilots in Pantheon are Roland Garros, Pyotr Nesterov, and Hezârfen Ahmed Çelebi.  The concentration of pilots was largest during the Radio & Film Era, which lasted from 1900 to 1949. Some birth or death locations for earlier pilots are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

Which Pilots were alive at the same time? This visualization shows the lifespans of the 25 most globally memorable Pilots since 1700.

Pilots are found within the Institutions domain which also includes Politicians, Religious Figures, Military Personnels, Noblemen, and Diplomats.