PILOT

Marina Raskova

1912 - 1943

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Marina Mikhaylovna Raskova (Russian: Мари́на Миха́йловна Раско́ва, IPA: [mɐˈrʲinə mʲɪˈxajləvnə rɐˈskovə]; née Malinina; 28 March 1912 – 4 January 1943) was the first woman in the Soviet Union to achieve the diploma of professional air navigator. Raskova went from a young woman with aspirations of becoming an opera singer to a military instructor to the Soviet's first female navigator. She was the navigator to many record-setting as well as record-breaking flights and the founding and commanding officer of the 587th Bomber Aviation Regiment, which was renamed the 125th M.M. Raskova Borisov Guards Dive Bomber Regiment in her honor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marina Raskova has received more than 208,334 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Marina Raskova is the 14th most popular pilot (up from 15th in 2019), the 439th most popular biography from Russia (up from 524th in 2019) and the most popular Russian Pilot.

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Among PILOTS

Among pilots, Marina Raskova ranks 14 out of 48Before her are Adolf Galland, Francis Gary Powers, Sir Arthur Harris, 1st Baronet, Chesley Sullenberger, Ivan Kozhedub, and Hermann Graf. After her are Hezârfen Ahmed Çelebi, Joseph Kittinger, Chuck Yeager, Valery Chkalov, Carl Gustaf von Rosen, and René Fonck.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1912, Marina Raskova ranks 75Before her are Salvador Luria, Julia Child, Lady Bird Johnson, Sohn Kee-chung, Woody Guthrie, and Abbé Pierre. After her are Ivan Yakubovsky, Herbert C. Brown, Lev Gumilyov, György Sárosi, Kim Sung-gan, and Jiří Trnka. Among people deceased in 1943, Marina Raskova ranks 44Before her are Franz Jägerstätter, Nicholas J. Spykman, Sophie Taeuber-Arp, Aurel Stein, Franz Oppenheimer, and Ugo Cavallero. After her are Hans Jeschonnek, Kurt von Hammerstein-Equord, John Harvey Kellogg, Kurt Huber, R. G. Collingwood, and Pavel Milyukov.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Marina Raskova ranks 439 out of 2,688Before her are Nadezhda Mandelstam (1899), Afanasy Nikitin (1500), Pavel Nakhimov (1802), Vyacheslav Menzhinsky (1874), Mikhail Chigorin (1850), and Fyodor Ushakov (1745). After her are Vera Zasulich (1849), Maria Spiridonova (1884), Boris Kustodiev (1878), Yaroslav II of Vladimir (1191), Patriarch Filaret of Moscow (1553), and Vladimir Markovnikov (1838).

Among PILOTS In Russia

Among pilots born in Russia, Marina Raskova ranks 1After her are Valery Chkalov (1904), Vladimir Ilyushin (1927), Pyotr Nesterov (1887), Anna Yegorova (1916), Vladimir Kokkinaki (1904), Mariya Dolina (1922), Nikolai Kamanin (1908), and Maguba Syrtlanova (1912).