Alexander Novikov

1900 - 1976

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Alexander Alexandrovich Novikov (Russian: Алекса́ндр Алекса́ндрович Но́виков; 19 November [O.S. 6 November] 1900 – 3 December 1976) was the chief marshal of aviation for the Soviet Air Forces during the Soviet Union's involvement in the Second World War. Lauded as "the man who has piloted the Red Air Force through the dark days into the present limelight", and a "master of tactical air power", he was twice given the title of Hero of the Soviet Union as well as a number of other Soviet decorations. A gifted air force commander and one of the leading men of the Soviet armed forces, Novikov was involved in nearly all exploits of the air force during the war and was at the forefront of developments in command and control and of air combat techniques. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander Novikov has received more than 154,217 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Alexander Novikov is the 9,310th most popular politician (down from 8,886th in 2019), the 923rd most popular biography from Russia (down from 893rd in 2019) and the 255th most popular Russian Politician.

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Among politicians, Alexander Novikov ranks 9,310 out of 19,576Before her are Ken Tyrrell, Agenor Maria Gołuchowski, Alimardan Topchubashov, Friedrich Merz, Andrew Bertie, and Nicolas Henri, Duke of Orléans. After her are Atsuko Ikeda, Georgios Kondylis, James Michel, Muhammad Shah of Brunei, Garibald, and Honoré II, Prince of Monaco.

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Among people born in 1900, Alexander Novikov ranks 127Before her are Leo Löwenthal, Franz Neumann, Hans Stuck, René Crevel, Fritz London, and Alessandro Blasetti. After her are Victor Young, Mary Cartwright, Victor Kugler, Xavier Cugat, Grigory Shtern, and Franziska Donner. Among people deceased in 1976, Alexander Novikov ranks 100Before her are Oscar Bonavena, Tommy Bolin, Evert Taube, Wilhelm Marschall, Wilder Penfield, and Paul Robeson. After her are Marcel Broodthaers, Jack Cassidy, Karl Schäfer, Mohammed Ben Aarafa, Pyotr Koshevoy, and Paul Gallico.

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Among people born in Russia, Alexander Novikov ranks 923 out of 3,761Before her are Valery Gazzaev (1954), Volin (1882), Friedrich Konrad Beilstein (1838), Sergei Lyapunov (1859), Boris Podolsky (1896), and Pyotr Bolotnikov (1930). After her are Şihabetdin Märcani (1818), Georgy Babakin (1914), Evgeny Kissin (1971), Léonide Massine (1896), Konstantin Leontiev (1831), and Patriarch Alexy I of Moscow (1877).


Among politicians born in Russia, Alexander Novikov ranks 255Before her are Catherine of Brandenburg (1604), Ghazi Muhammad (1795), George Maximilianovich, 6th Duke of Leuchtenberg (1852), Boris Stürmer (1848), Friedrich Karl Ludwig, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck (1757), and Kuzma Minin (1616). After her are Andrey II of Vladimir (1222), Platon Zubov (1767), Grand Duke Andrei Vladimirovich of Russia (1879), Nikolai Vasilyeich Repnin (1734), Anatoly Dobrynin (1919), and Dmitry of Tver (1299).