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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 the 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 due to health concerns in 1990. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anatoly Dyatlov has received more than 4,278,687 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Anatoly Dyatlov is the 12th most popular engineer (down from 11th in 2019), the 130th most popular biography from Russia (down from 124th 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 12 out of 323Before her are Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot, Frederick Winslow Taylor, Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, Sergei Korolev, Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban, and André Citroën. After her are Alexei Kosygin, Otto Lilienthal, Umberto Nobile, Fritz Todt, Willy Messerschmitt, and John Demjanjuk.

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Among people born in 1931, Anatoly Dyatlov ranks 21Before her are Anita Ekberg, Irvin D. Yalom, Roger Penrose, Raymond Kopa, Isabel Martínez de Perón, and Mário Zagallo. After her are Thomas Bernhard, Annie Girardot, Jim Jones, Josef Masopust, John le Carré, and Leonard Nimoy. Among people deceased in 1995, Anatoly Dyatlov ranks 11Before her are Harold Wilson, Emmanuel Levinas, Michael Ende, Eugene Wigner, Konrad Zuse, and Gunnar Nordahl. After her are Mikhail Botvinnik, Adolf Butenandt, William Alfred Fowler, Dean Martin, Alec Douglas-Home, and Jonas Salk.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Anatoly Dyatlov ranks 130 out of 3,262Before her are Mikhail Lermontov (1814), Olga of Kiev (890), Nikolai Lobachevsky (1792), Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia (1897), Arnold Sommerfeld (1868), and Mikhail Glinka (1804). After her are Alexei Rykov (1881), Alexander Kolchak (1874), Mikhail Botvinnik (1911), Aleksandr Vasilevsky (1895), Georgi Plekhanov (1856), and Mily Balakirev (1837).

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), Viktor Belenko (1947), Nikolay Zhukovsky (1847), Vasily Degtyaryov (1880), Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev (1906), and Ivan Sechenov (1829).