Borys Paton

1918 - 2020

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Borys Yevhenovych Paton (Ukrainian: Бори́с Євге́нович Пато́н, Russian: Борис Евгеньевич Патон; 27 November 1918 – 19 August 2020) was a Soviet and Ukrainian scientist and a long-time chairman of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. He was appointed to this post in 1962 and held it until his death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Borys Paton has received more than 69,191 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Borys Paton is the 125th most popular engineer (down from 64th in 2019), the 291st most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 145th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Engineer.

Boris Paton is most famous for his work on the theory of the electron. He was a Soviet physicist who was a member of the Soviet Academy of Sciences and the author of many books and articles.

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Among engineers, Borys Paton ranks 125 out of 323Before him are Álvaro del Portillo, Hertha Ayrton, John A. Roebling, Flaminio Bertoni, Alexandre Darracq, and Ferdinand Alexander Porsche. After him are Konstantin Petrovich von Kaufmann, Franz Reuleaux, Erik Dahlbergh, Yevgeny Dragunov, Pierre Berthier, and Aurel Vlaicu.

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Among people born in 1918, Borys Paton ranks 103Before him are Cicely Saunders, Vasyl Sukhomlynsky, Kazuo Sakamaki, Ajahn Chah, Helmut Lent, and Abba Kovner. After him are Bebo Valdés, Bernd Alois Zimmermann, Ida Lupino, Leila Mourad, Raimon Panikkar, and Theodore Sturgeon. Among people deceased in 2020, Borys Paton ranks 138Before him are Margaret Burbidge, Manolis Glezos, Albert Memmi, Dyanne Thorne, Hugh Keays-Byrne, and Paik Sun-yup. After him are Michel Hidalgo, Robert Conrad, Armen Dzhigarkhanyan, Linda Cristal, Benjamin Mkapa, and Vyacheslav Kebich.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Borys Paton ranks 291 out of 1,083Before him are Vladimir Borovikovsky (1757), Mirosław Hermaszewski (1941), Theophan Prokopovich (1681), Andrey Razumovsky (1752), Ruslana (1973), and Olga Khokhlova (1891). After him are Mykhailo Kotsiubynsky (1864), Tadeusz Borowski (1922), Salo Flohr (1908), Efim Geller (1925), Rostislav I of Kiev (1110), and Larisa Shepitko (1938).

Among ENGINEERS In Ukraine

Among engineers born in Ukraine, Borys Paton ranks 6Before him are Sergei Korolev (1906), John Demjanjuk (1920), Valentin Glushko (1908), Yuri Kondratyuk (1897), and Stephen Timoshenko (1878). After him are Dmitry Dmitrievich Maksutov (1896), Arkhip Lyulka (1908), Georgy Langemak (1898), and Markus Reiner (1886).