Georgy Babakin

1914 - 1971

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Georgy Nikolayevich Babakin (Russian: Гео́ргий Никола́евич Баба́кин; 13 November 1914 – 3 August 1971) was a Soviet engineer working in the space program. He was Chief Designer at the Lavochkin Design Bureau from 1965 until his death. Babakin's early career was spent in radio engineering, starting with a job at the Moscow telephone company in 1930, working on an urban radio network. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georgy Babakin has received more than 20,208 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Georgy Babakin is the 149th most popular engineer (up from 306th in 2019), the 925th most popular biography from Russia (up from 1,995th in 2019) and the 19th most popular Russian Engineer.

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Among engineers, Georgy Babakin ranks 149 out of 389Before him are Li Kui, Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, Kerim Kerimov, Alec Issigonis, Yahya Ayyash, and Joseph Strauss. After him are William Playfair, Mikhail Yangel, Alexei Tupolev, Mstislav Keldysh, Adolphe Alphand, and Léon Charles Thévenin.

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Among people born in 1914, Georgy Babakin ranks 126Before him are Taisen Deshimaru, Sun Ra, Lyman Spitzer, Koichi Oita, Brunó Ferenc Straub, and Paul Tortelier. After him are Infante Gonzalo of Spain, Saul Steinberg, Lakshmi Sahgal, Adriaan Blaauw, Sergej Kraigher, and Giorgio Almirante. Among people deceased in 1971, Georgy Babakin ranks 80Before him are August Derleth, Frank Wolff, Mak Dizdar, Amet-khan Sultan, Georgi Asparuhov, and Joseph Valachi. After him are Mikhail Yangel, Bella Darvi, Gertrud von Le Fort, Vikram Sarabhai, Mikhail Romm, and Wasfi Tal.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Georgy Babakin ranks 925 out of 3,761Before him are Friedrich Konrad Beilstein (1838), Sergei Lyapunov (1859), Boris Podolsky (1896), Pyotr Bolotnikov (1930), Alexander Novikov (1900), and Şihabetdin Märcani (1818). After him are Evgeny Kissin (1971), Léonide Massine (1896), Konstantin Leontiev (1831), Patriarch Alexy I of Moscow (1877), Aleksandr Dvornikov (1961), and Andrey II of Vladimir (1222).

Among ENGINEERS In Russia

Among engineers born in Russia, Georgy Babakin ranks 19Before him are Ivan Sechenov (1829), Vasily Degtyaryov (1880), Nikolai Polikarpov (1892), Yevgeny Dragunov (1920), Sergei Khrushchev (1935), and Georgy Shpagin (1897). After him are Mikhail Yangel (1911), Alexei Tupolev (1925), Vitaly Abalakov (1906), Nikolay Kamov (1902), Vasily Mishin (1917), and Gotthilf Hagen (1797).