Georgy Dobrovolsky

1928 - 1971

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Georgy Timofeyevich Dobrovolsky (Russian: Георгий Тимофеевич Добровольский; 1 June 1928 – 30 June 1971) was a Soviet cosmonaut who commanded the three-man crew of the Soyuz 11 spacecraft. They became the world's first space station crew aboard Salyut 1, but died of asphyxiation because of an accidentally opened valve. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georgy Dobrovolsky has received more than 330,339 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Georgy Dobrovolsky is the 31st most popular astronaut, the 196th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 202nd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Ukrainian Astronaut.

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Over the past year Georgy Dobrovolsky has had the most page views in the with 32,156 views, followed by Russian (25,379), and German (4,325). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Swedish (278.36%), Uzbek (127.08%), and Latin (122.50%)


Among astronauts, Georgy Dobrovolsky ranks 31 out of 556Before him are Pavel Popovich, Ed White, Aleksandr Viktorenko, Roger B. Chaffee, Edgar Mitchell, and Michael P. Anderson. After him are Ken Mattingly, Charles Duke, Ilan Ramon, Valery Bykovsky, Fred Haise, and Bruce McCandless II.

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Among people born in 1928, Georgy Dobrovolsky ranks 102Before him are Colin Chapman, Michel Serrault, Vladimir Beara, Arman, James Earl Ray, and Ida Haendel. After him are Sol LeWitt, Seymour Papert, Torben Ulrich, Daniel Nathans, Fats Domino, and Takeshi Inoue. Among people deceased in 1971, Georgy Dobrovolsky ranks 42Before him are Bernardo Houssay, John Boyd Orr, Heinz Lammerding, Diane Arbus, Raoul Hausmann, and W. O. Bentley. After him are Helene Weigel, Mathilde Kschessinska, Ub Iwerks, Archduchess Adelheid of Austria, Gene Vincent, and Reinhold Niebuhr.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Georgy Dobrovolsky ranks 196 out of 1,365Before him are Batbayan (700), Ivan Chernyakhovsky (1906), Mstislav II of Kiev (1200), Meir Dagan (1945), Israel Gelfand (1913), and Louis B. Mayer (1884). After him are Wojciech Kilar (1932), Yaropolk II of Kiev (1082), Paul Muni (1895), Mykola Lysenko (1842), Kirill Moskalenko (1902), and Olga Khokhlova (1891).

Among ASTRONAUTS In Ukraine

Among astronauts born in Ukraine, Georgy Dobrovolsky ranks 2Before him are Pavel Popovich (1930). After him are Mirosław Hermaszewski (1941), Valentin Bondarenko (1937), Georgy Beregovoy (1921), Leonid Popov (1945), Leonid Kizim (1941), Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Volkov (1948), Vladimir Lyakhov (1941), Leonid Kadeniuk (1951), Anatoly Levchenko (1941), and Vitaly Zholobov (1937).