Andrei Tupolev

1888 - 1972

Andrei Tupolev

Andrei Nikolayevich Tupolev (Russian: Андрей Николаевич Туполев; 29 October [O.S. 10 November] 1888 – 23 December 1972) was a pioneering Soviet aircraft designer. During his career, he designed and oversaw the design of more than 100 types of aircraft, some of which set 78 world records. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andrei Tupolev has received more than 175,298 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 21st most popular engineer.

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Among engineers, Andrei Tupolev ranks 21 out of 287Before him are André Citroën, Fritz Todt, Hermann Oberth, José Echegaray, Jack Kilby, and Willy Messerschmitt. After him are John Demjanjuk, Philo of Byzantium, Hugo Junkers, Hans Albert Einstein, Artem Mikoyan, and Anthony Fokker.

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Among people born in 1888, Andrei Tupolev ranks 27Before him are F. W. Murnau, Frits Zernike, Gerrit Rietveld, Anton Makarenko, Eugene O'Neill, and Friedrich Olbricht. After him are T. S. Eliot, Selman Waksman, Maurice Chevalier, Johannes Itten, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, and Ossip Zadkine. Among people deceased in 1972, Andrei Tupolev ranks 20Before him are Paul Hausser, Paul-Henri Spaak, Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski, Erhard Milch, Talal of Jordan, and Cristóbal Balenciaga. After him are Maurice Chevalier, Dino Buzzati, Asta Nielsen, Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Max Theiler, and Athenagoras I of Constantinople.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Andrei Tupolev ranks 186 out of 2,050Before him are Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia (1882), Marina Tsvetaeva (1892), Ilya Frank (1908), Andrey Vlasov (1901), Pyotr Kapitsa (1894), and Wladimir Köppen (1846). After him are Gherman Titov (1935), Dmitry Kabalevsky (1904), Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of Russia (1891), Yevgeny Zamyatin (1884), Maya Plisetskaya (1925), and Vladimir Solovyov (1853).