Igor Sikorsky

1889 - 1972

Igor Sikorsky

Igor Ivanovich Sikorsky (Russian: И́горь Ива́нович Сико́рский, IPA: [ˈiɡərʲ ɪˈvanəvitʃ sʲɪˈkorskʲɪj] (listen), tr. Ígor' Ivánovič Sikórskij; May 25, 1889 – October 26, 1972) was a Russian–American aviation pioneer in both helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft. His first success came with the S-2, the second aircraft of his design and construction. His fifth airplane, the S-5, won him national recognition as well as F.A.I. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Igor Sikorsky has received more than 966,333 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 31st most popular inventor.

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Among inventors, Igor Sikorsky ranks 31 out of 323Before him are Antonio Meucci, Bartolomeo Cristofori, Nicolas Appert, Adolphe Sax, Robert Fulton, and Joseph Marie Jacquard. After him are Konrad Zuse, Ernő Rubik, Richard Trevithick, John Herschel, Ismail al-Jazari, and Steve Wozniak.

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Among people born in 1889, Igor Sikorsky ranks 14Before him are Jawaharlal Nehru, Ante Pavelić, Vaslav Nijinsky, Anna Akhmatova, Arnold J. Toynbee, and Idris of Libya. After him are Paul Karrer, Manuel II of Portugal, Gabriel Marcel, Carl von Ossietzky, Otto Frank, and Gabriela Mistral. Among people deceased in 1972, Igor Sikorsky ranks 10Before him are Yasunari Kawabata, Edward VIII, Ezra Pound, Frederick IX of Denmark, Maria Goeppert Mayer, and J. Edgar Hoover. After him are Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi, Kwame Nkrumah, Franz Halder, Paul Hausser, Paul-Henri Spaak, and Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Igor Sikorsky ranks 37 out of 764Before him are Shmuel Yosef Agnon (1888), Sviatoslav I of Kiev (942), Simon Wiesenthal (1908), Ivan Aivazovsky (1817), Paul Celan (1920), and Lyudmila Pavlichenko (1916). After him are Sholem Aleichem (1859), George Gamow (1904), Viktor Yanukovych (1950), Vladimir Horowitz (1903), Nestor Makhno (1888), and Grigory Zinoviev (1883).

Among INVENTORS In Ukraine

Among inventors born in Ukraine, Igor Sikorsky ranks 1After him are Oleg Antonov (1906).

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