Alexei Kosygin

1904 - 1980

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Alexei Nikolayevich Kosygin (Russian: Алексе́й Никола́евич Косы́гин, IPA: [ɐlʲɪkˈsʲej nʲɪkɐˈla(j)ɪvʲɪtɕ kɐˈsɨɡʲɪn]; 21 February [O.S. 8 February] 1904 – 18 December 1980) was a Soviet statesman during the Cold War. He served as the Premier of the Soviet Union from 1964 to 1980 and was one of the most influential Soviet policymakers in the mid-1960s along with General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev. Kosygin was born in the city of Saint Petersburg in 1904 to a Russian working-class family. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexei Kosygin has received more than 991,703 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Alexei Kosygin is the 13th most popular engineer (up from 15th in 2019), the 144th most popular biography from Russia (up from 159th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Engineer.

Alexei Kosygin was a Soviet politician and the Chairman of the Council of Ministers, the head of government, from 1964 to 1980. He helped manage the Soviet Union's economy during the Cold War.

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Among engineers, Alexei Kosygin ranks 13 out of 323Before him are Frederick Winslow Taylor, Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, Sergei Korolev, Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban, André Citroën, and Anatoly Dyatlov. After him are Otto Lilienthal, Umberto Nobile, Fritz Todt, Willy Messerschmitt, John Demjanjuk, and Hans Albert Einstein.

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Among people born in 1904, Alexei Kosygin ranks 14Before him are Umberto II of Italy, B. F. Skinner, Jean Gabin, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Johnny Weissmuller, and Graham Greene. After him are Karl Brandt, Kurt Georg Kiesinger, Joan Crawford, George Gamow, Ève Curie, and Pavel Cherenkov. Among people deceased in 1980, Alexei Kosygin ranks 22Before him are Tamara de Lempicka, Joe Dassin, Marshall McLuhan, Romain Gary, Peter Sellers, and Otto Frank. After him are Gianni Rodari, Milton H. Erickson, Vladimir Vysotsky, Hans Asperger, Oswald Mosley, and Princess Victoria Louise of Prussia.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Alexei Kosygin ranks 144 out of 3,262Before him are Grand Duchess Anna Petrovna of Russia (1708), Martti Ahtisaari (1937), Sergei Yesenin (1895), Dmitry Donskoy (1350), Walther Funk (1890), and Ilya Prigogine (1917). After him are Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich of Russia (1779), Anna Pavlovna of Russia (1795), Genrikh Yagoda (1891), Yemelyan Pugachev (1742), Semyon Budyonny (1883), and Joseph Brodsky (1940).

Among ENGINEERS In Russia

Among engineers born in Russia, Alexei Kosygin ranks 4Before him are Mikhail Kalashnikov (1919), Konstantin Tsiolkovsky (1857), and Anatoly Dyatlov (1931). After him are Andrei Tupolev (1888), Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia (1856), Sergey Ilyushin (1894), Viktor Belenko (1947), Nikolay Zhukovsky (1847), Vasily Degtyaryov (1880), Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev (1906), and Ivan Sechenov (1829).