Alexander P. de Seversky

1894 - 1974

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Alexander Nikolaievich Prokofiev de Seversky (Russian: Алекса́ндр Никола́евич Проко́фьев-Се́верский) (June 7, 1894 – August 24, 1974) was a Russian-American aviation pioneer, inventor, and influential advocate of strategic air power. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander P. de Seversky has received more than 111,446 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Alexander P. de Seversky is the 249th most popular inventor, the 105th most popular biography from Georgia and the most popular Georgian Inventor.

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Among inventors, Alexander P. de Seversky ranks 249 out of 355Before him are François Isaac de Rivaz, Alfred Vail, Artur Fischer, Adolf Martens, Ricardo Wolf, and Robert Watson-Watt. After him are Theodore Maiman, Joseph Aspdin, Cyrus McCormick, Ernst Alexanderson, Jacob W. Davis, and Wilson Greatbatch.

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Among people born in 1894, Alexander P. de Seversky ranks 127Before him are Varvara Stepanova, Carlos Luz, Jean Rostand, Marietta Blau, Tibor Déry, and Magda Julin. After him are J. B. Priestley, Maria Restituta Kafka, Johan Wilhelm Rangell, Jarosław Iwaszkiewicz, Harold Innis, and Paul Dessau. Among people deceased in 1974, Alexander P. de Seversky ranks 112Before him are Kurt Hahn, Werner Kohlmeyer, Spyridon Marinatos, Silvio Moser, Bert Patenaude, and Peter Revson. After him are Conel Hugh O'Donel Alexander, Willem Marinus Dudok, Carl Spaatz, Adolph Gottlieb, Lev Knipper, and Holger Meins.

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In Georgia

Among people born in Georgia, Alexander P. de Seversky ranks 105 out of 292Before him are Murtaz Khurtsilava (1943), Giorgi Margvelashvili (1969), Alexander Ankvab (1952), Mikhail Loris-Melikov (1824), George the Hagiorite (1009), and Grigory Neujmin (1886). After him are Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani (1658), Zacharia Paliashvili (1871), Kosta Khetagurov (1859), Kakha Kaladze (1978), Leila Abashidze (1929), and Zhores Medvedev (1925).

Among INVENTORS In Georgia

Among inventors born in Georgia, Alexander P. de Seversky ranks 1