Aleksandr Akimov

1953 - 1986

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Aleksandr Fyodorovich Akimov (Russian: Александр Фёдорович Акимов; 6 May 1953 – 11 May 1986) was a Soviet engineer who was the supervisor of the shift that worked at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant Reactor Unit 4 on the night of the Chernobyl disaster, 26 April 1986. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aleksandr Akimov has received more than 1,343,834 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Aleksandr Akimov is the 1,279th most popular religious figure, the 696th most popular biography from Russia and the 13th most popular Russian Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Aleksandr Akimov ranks 1,279 out of 2,272Before him are Lubomyr Husar, Aulus Licinius Archias, Marcellin Champagnat, Jianzhen, Anuruddha, and Adalbert of Hamburg. After him are Anna Vyrubova, Eutychius of Constantinople, Umamah bint Zainab, Raimon Panikkar, Beatus of Liébana, and Daniel Peter.

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Among people born in 1953, Aleksandr Akimov ranks 90Before him are Kiti Mánver, Ciarán Hinds, Michael J. Sandel, Tim Allen, Najib Razak, and Manfred Kaltz. After him are Ulrich Mühe, Jeb Bush, Ben Bernanke, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, András Schiff, and Robert Davi. Among people deceased in 1986, Aleksandr Akimov ranks 89Before him are Nicholas Kaldor, Elsa Lanchester, Henri Toivonen, Jorge Alessandri, Pierre Fournier, and Arthur Grumiaux. After him are Cheikh Anta Diop, Scatman Crothers, Ding Ling, Phil Lynott, Roy Cohn, and Jacques Henri Lartigue.

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Among people born in Russia, Aleksandr Akimov ranks 696 out of 2,688Before him are Léonide Massine (1896), Alexander Andreyevich Baranov (1746), Vasily Polenov (1844), Leonid Krasin (1870), Countess of Ségur (1799), and Abdurreshid Ibrahim (1857). After him are Anna Vyrubova (1884), Kirill Kondrashin (1914), Arkady Gaidar (1904), Malyuta Skuratov (1600), Andrei Karlov (1954), and Georgy Flyorov (1913).


Among religious figures born in Russia, Aleksandr Akimov ranks 13Before him are Avvakum (1620), Nadezhda von Meck (1831), Ilia II of Georgia (1933), Patriarch Tikhon of Moscow (1865), Alexander Schmorell (1917), and Maria Alexandrovna Ulyanova (1835). After him are Anna Vyrubova (1884), Xenia of Saint Petersburg (1719), Matrona Nikonova (1881), Patriarch Pimen I of Moscow (1910), Patriarch Alexy I of Moscow (1877), and Stephen of Perm (1340).