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 867,585 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Alexei Kosygin is the 15th most popular engineer (down from 14th in 2019), the 159th most popular biography from Russia (down from 145th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Russian 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 15 out of 325Before him are Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban, Anatoly Dyatlov, Otto Lilienthal, André Citroën, and Umberto Nobile. After him are Jiro Horikoshi, Jack Kilby, Fritz Todt, Willy Messerschmitt, John Demjanjuk, and Tsutomu Yamaguchi.

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Among people born in 1904, Alexei Kosygin ranks 16Before him are Johnny Weissmuller, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Jean Gabin, Graham Greene, George Gamow, and Pavel Cherenkov. After him are Karl Brandt, Kurt Georg Kiesinger, René Lacoste, Harry Martinson, John Hicks, and Wendell Meredith Stanley. Among people deceased in 1980, Alexei Kosygin ranks 24Before him are Romain Gary, Joe Dassin, Oswald Mosley, Vladimir Vysotsky, Gianni Rodari, and Milton H. Erickson. After him are Peter Sellers, Otto Frank, Óscar Romero, Princess Victoria Louise of Prussia, Gregory Bateson, and John Bonham.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Alexei Kosygin ranks 159 out of 2,688Before him are Pavel Cherenkov (1904), Andrey Vlasov (1901), Alexei Rykov (1881), Sergei Diaghilev (1872), Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy (1883), and Dmitry Donskoy (1350). After him are Genrikh Yagoda (1891), Anatoly Karpov (1951), Felix Steiner (1896), Gala Dalí (1894), Igor Tamm (1895), and Pyotr Bagration (1765).

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), Nikolay Zhukovsky (1847), Viktor Belenko (1947), Mikhail Gurevich (1892), Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev (1906), and Ivan Sechenov (1829).