Georgy Dobrovolsky

1928 - 1971

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Georgy Timofeyevich Dobrovolsky (Russian: Гео́ргий Тимофе́евич Доброво́льский; 1 June 1928 – 29 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 276,478 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Georgy Dobrovolsky is the 31st most popular astronaut (up from 34th in 2019), the 204th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 208th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Astronaut.

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Among astronauts, Georgy Dobrovolsky ranks 31 out of 524Before him are Edgar Mitchell, Ed White, Valery Bykovsky, Ilan Ramon, Michael P. Anderson, and Bruce McCandless II. After him are Roger B. Chaffee, Alan Bean, Frank Borman, John Young, Ellison Onizuka, and Christa McAuliffe.

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Among people born in 1928, Georgy Dobrovolsky ranks 120Before him are Roddy McDowall, Dick York, Gordie Howe, Hayden White, Malcolm Glazer, and Jack Kevorkian. After him are Burt Bacharach, Bo Diddley, Vladimir Beara, Humberto Maturana, Petr Ginz, and Frank Borman. Among people deceased in 1971, Georgy Dobrovolsky ranks 47Before him are Heinz Lammerding, Marcel Dupré, Archduchess Adelheid of Austria, Gene Vincent, Jo Siffert, and Pedro Rodríguez. After him are Reinhold Niebuhr, Margaret Bourke-White, John Boyd Orr, Ub Iwerks, Vladislav Volkov, and Duane Allman.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Georgy Dobrovolsky ranks 204 out of 1,083Before him are Natalia Sedova (1882), Yuri Kondratyuk (1897), Yukhym Zvyahilsky (1933), Władysław Tarnowski (1836), Volodymyr Shcherbytsky (1918), and Vladimir Antonov-Ovseyenko (1883). After him are David Bronstein (1924), Sidney Reilly (1873), Gregor Piatigorsky (1903), Israel Gelfand (1913), Lyudmila Gurchenko (1935), and Polina Zhemchuzhina (1897).

Among ASTRONAUTS In Ukraine

Among astronauts born in Ukraine, Georgy Dobrovolsky ranks 2Before him are Pavel Popovich (1930). After him are Valentin Bondarenko (1937), Mirosław Hermaszewski (1941), Georgy Beregovoy (1921), Leonid Popov (1945), Leonid Kizim (1941), Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Volkov (1948), Vladimir Lyakhov (1941), Leonid Kadeniuk (1951), Georgy Shonin (1935), and Vitaly Zholobov (1937).