Anatoly Dyatlov

1931 - 1995

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Anatoly Stepanovich Dyatlov (Russian: Анатолий Степанович Дятлов, Ukrainian: Анатолій Степанович Дятлов; 3 March 1931 – 13 December 1995) was a Soviet engineer who was a deputy chief engineer for the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. He supervised the safety test which resulted in the 1986 Chernobyl disaster, for which he served time in prison as he was blamed for not following the safety protocols. He was released as part of a general amnesty in 1990. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anatoly Dyatlov has received more than 4,057,409 page views. Her biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Anatoly Dyatlov is the 11th most popular engineer (down from 7th in 2019), the 124th most popular biography from Russia (down from 72nd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Russian Engineer.

Anatoly Dyatlov was a Russian mountaineer who led a team of nine climbers to the summit of the Dyatlov Pass in 1959. Dyatlov and his team were found dead on the way back down the mountain, and the cause of death remains unknown.

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Among engineers, Anatoly Dyatlov ranks 11 out of 325Before her are Wernher von Braun, Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot, Frederick Winslow Taylor, Sergei Korolev, Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, and Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban. After her are Otto Lilienthal, André Citroën, Umberto Nobile, Alexei Kosygin, Jiro Horikoshi, and Jack Kilby.

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Among people born in 1931, Anatoly Dyatlov ranks 17Before her are Chun Doo-hwan, Philip Kotler, Ian Holm, Isabel Martínez de Perón, Irvin D. Yalom, and Anita Ekberg. After her are Mário Zagallo, Raymond Kopa, Lucia Bosè, Thomas Bernhard, Leonard Nimoy, and Josef Masopust. Among people deceased in 1995, Anatoly Dyatlov ranks 10Before her are Emil Cioran, Harold Wilson, Michael Ende, Emmanuel Levinas, Konrad Zuse, and Mikhail Botvinnik. After her are Gunnar Nordahl, Dean Martin, Eugene Wigner, Alec Douglas-Home, Adolf Butenandt, and Edward Bernays.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Anatoly Dyatlov ranks 124 out of 2,688Before her are Alexander Kolchak (1874), Vasili III of Russia (1479), Mikhail Sholokhov (1905), Arnold Sommerfeld (1868), Mikhail Botvinnik (1911), and Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia (1899). After her are Alexei Leonov (1934), Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia (1897), Tokhtamysh (1342), Otto Wallach (1847), False Dmitry I (1581), and Martti Ahtisaari (1937).

Among ENGINEERS In Russia

Among engineers born in Russia, Anatoly Dyatlov ranks 3Before her are Mikhail Kalashnikov (1919) and Konstantin Tsiolkovsky (1857). After her are Alexei Kosygin (1904), 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).