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 249,839 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Georgy Dobrovolsky is the 34th most popular astronaut (up from 35th in 2019), the 208th most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 180th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Ukrainian Astronaut.

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Among astronauts, Georgy Dobrovolsky ranks 34 out of 524Before him are Alan Bean, Valeri Polyakov, Pavel Popovich, Valeri Kubasov, Bruce McCandless II, and Ilan Ramon. After him are Vladislav Volkov, Michael P. Anderson, William Anders, Charles Duke, Thomas P. Stafford, and Ken Mattingly.

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Among people born in 1928, Georgy Dobrovolsky ranks 124Before him are Daniel Nathans, Joseph Kittinger, Ion Mihai Pacepa, Yaacov Agam, Bob Cousy, and José Bonaparte. After him are Lorna Wing, Fumihiko Maki, Einojuhani Rautavaara, Cécile Aubry, Cannonball Adderley, and Mihály Lantos. Among people deceased in 1971, Georgy Dobrovolsky ranks 50Before him are Jo Siffert, Reinhold Niebuhr, Edie Sedgwick, Philippe Thys, Bernardo Houssay, and Helene Weigel. After him are Vladislav Volkov, Shigeyoshi Suzuki, John Boyd Orr, Leslie White, Van Heflin, and Ub Iwerks.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Georgy Dobrovolsky ranks 208 out of 913Before him are Lyudmila Gurchenko (1935), Ivan Kotliarevsky (1769), Semion Mogilevich (1946), Aharon Appelfeld (1932), Valeriy Borzov (1949), and Wojciech Kilar (1932). After him are Ivan Chernyakhovsky (1906), Stanisław Sosabowski (1892), Zalmoxis (-713), Alexius Meinong (1853), Franz Doppler (1821), and Leonid Pasternak (1862).

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), Vladimir Lyakhov (1941), Leonid Kizim (1941), Leonid Popov (1945), Leonid Kadeniuk (1951), Vitaly Zholobov (1937), Georgy Shonin (1935), and Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Volkov (1948).