PILOT

Igor Volk

1937 - 2017

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Igor Petrovich Volk (Russian: Игорь Петрович Волк, Ukrainian: Ігор Петрович Волк; 12 April 1937 – 3 January 2017) was a Soviet test pilot and cosmonaut in the Buran programme. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Igor Volk has received more than 60,314 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Igor Volk is the 25th most popular pilot (down from 24th in 2019), the 318th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 329th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Ukrainian Pilot.

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  • 60k

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  • 64.16

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 32

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.37

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.50

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among PILOTS

Among pilots, Igor Volk ranks 25 out of 48Before him are Carl Gustaf von Rosen, René Fonck, Mathias Rust, Amet-khan Sultan, Amy Johnson, and Claire Lee Chennault. After him are Charles Nungesser, Vladimir Ilyushin, Leyla Mammadbeyova, Pyotr Nesterov, Anna Yegorova, and Polina Osipenko.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1937, Igor Volk ranks 159Before him are Andrés Gimeno, Félix Miélli Venerando, Gundula Janowitz, Ron Carter, Sofiko Chiaureli, and Gaston Roelants. After him are Wanda Jackson, Audrys Bačkis, Erich Ribbeck, André Glucksmann, Dyan Cannon, and Armin Hary. Among people deceased in 2017, Igor Volk ranks 160Before him are Richard F. Gordon Jr., Seijun Suzuki, Hal Moore, Clifton James, Manuel Marín, and Ulf Stark. After him are Shadia, Igor Shafarevich, Gorden Kaye, Naim Süleymanoğlu, Lennart Nilsson, and Shashi Kapoor.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Igor Volk ranks 318 out of 913Before him are Igor Ter-Ovanesyan (1938), Evgeny Lifshitz (1915), Stanisław Maczek (1892), Olga Kurylenko (1979), Mikhail Artsybashev (1878), and Grigory Petrovsky (1878). After him are Igor Shafarevich (1923), Sidney Reilly (1873), Grigory Shtern (1900), Sergei Natanovich Bernstein (1880), Elisabeth Bergner (1897), and Fedor Emelianenko (1976).

Among PILOTS In Ukraine

Among pilots born in Ukraine, Igor Volk ranks 3Before him are Ivan Kozhedub (1920) and Amet-khan Sultan (1920). After him are Natalya Meklin (1922) and Janina Lewandowska (1908).