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Barys Kit

1910 - 2018

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Boris Uladzimiravich Kit (Belarusian: Бары́с Уладзіміравіч Кіт, Russian: Бори́с Влади́мирович Кит; April 6, 1910 – February 1, 2018) was a Belarusian-American rocket scientist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Barys Kit has received more than 84,826 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Barys Kit is the 636th most popular physicist (down from 578th in 2019), the 1,734th most popular biography from Russia (down from 1,404th in 2019) and the 37th most popular Russian Physicist.

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Among physicists, Barys Kit ranks 636 out of 717Before him are Franz Josef Gerstner, Maurice Goldhaber, Alfred Ewing, Frank Oppenheimer, Leo Kadanoff, and Ursula Franklin. After him are Lee Smolin, Paul Peter Ewald, Carlo Alberto Castigliano, Edward Condon, Leonid Sedov, and Mark Oliphant.

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Among people born in 1910, Barys Kit ranks 258Before him are Georges Beuchat, Edmundo Ros, György Faludy, Fritzi Burger, Charles P. Kindleberger, and José dos Santos Lopes. After him are Max Bense, Ivan Mariz, Ljubiša Stevanović, Anita Page, Karl Hugo Strunz, and Lucille Ricksen. Among people deceased in 2018, Barys Kit ranks 309Before him are Chuck McCann, John Julius Norwich, Hugh Masekela, Pik Botha, Zvonko Bego, and Arthur Barnard. After him are Idrissa Ouédraogo, Sergio Gonella, Per Ahlmark, John Miles, Susan Anspach, and David Goodall.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Barys Kit ranks 1,734 out of 3,262Before him are Natalya Arinbasarova (1946), Roman Abelevich Kachanov (1921), Anatoly Kuznetsov (1930), David Keilin (1887), Pyotr Chardynin (1873), and Viktor Pavlov (1940). After him are Eugene Dynkin (1924), Leonid Spirin (1932), Viktor Sidyak (1943), Boris Shilkov (1927), Anatoly Karatsuba (1937), and Gennady Nevelskoy (1813).

Among PHYSICISTS In Russia

Among physicists born in Russia, Barys Kit ranks 37Before him are Aleksandr Stoletov (1839), Ludvig Faddeev (1934), Lev Artsimovich (1909), Yakov Frenkel (1894), Alexander Markovich Polyakov (1945), and Boris Borisovich Golitsyn (1862). After him are Leonid Sedov (1907), Nikolay Umov (1846), Aleksandr Andronov (1901), Alexei Starobinsky (1948), and Grigory Landsberg (1890).