Mikhail Gurevich

1892 - 1976

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Mikhail Iosifovich Gurevich (Russian: Михаи́л Ио́сифович Гуре́вич) (12 January 1893 [O.S. 31 December 1892] – 12 November 1976) was a Soviet aircraft designer who co-founded the Mikoyan-Gurevich military aviation bureau along with Artem Mikoyan. The bureau is famous for its fighter aircraft, rapid interceptors and multi-role combat aircraft which were staples of the Soviet Air Forces throughout the Cold War. The bureau designed 170 projects of which 94 were made in series. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mikhail Gurevich has received more than 6,346 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Mikhail Gurevich is the 83rd most popular engineer (up from 86th in 2019), the 499th most popular biography from Russia (up from 508th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Russian Engineer.

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Among engineers, Mikhail Gurevich ranks 83 out of 325Before him are Banū Mūsā, André Courrèges, Harry Nyquist, Viktor Belenko, Stephen Timoshenko, and Petrus Peregrinus de Maricourt. After him are Vannevar Bush, Henry Darcy, Frank Bunker Gilbreth Sr., Adam Czerniaków, Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev, and Moshe Arens.

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Among people born in 1892, Mikhail Gurevich ranks 80Before him are Alfonsina Storni, Kang Pan-sok, Vita Sackville-West, César Vallejo, Dietrich von Saucken, and Bruno Schulz. After him are Arnold Hauser, Guo Moruo, Walther Nehring, Reinhold Niebuhr, Muhammad Husayn Tabatabai, and Rashid Ali al-Gaylani. Among people deceased in 1976, Mikhail Gurevich ranks 63Before him are George Whipple, Mitsuo Fuchida, George Ostrogorsky, Harry Nyquist, Abdul Razak Hussein, and Carol Reed. After him are Walter Warlimont, Lee J. Cobb, Alexandros Panagoulis, Willi Hennig, Hans Richter, and Duarte Nuno, Duke of Braganza.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Mikhail Gurevich ranks 499 out of 2,688Before him are Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin (1826), Patriarch Tikhon of Moscow (1865), Alexander Andreyevich Ivanov (1806), Shamil Basayev (1965), Valeri Polyakov (1942), and Rodion Shchedrin (1932). After him are Anund Gårdske (1004), Agrippina Vaganova (1879), Alexander Dargomyzhsky (1813), Simeon Bekbulatovich (1600), Urie Bronfenbrenner (1917), and Chung Il-kwon (1917).

Among ENGINEERS In Russia

Among engineers born in Russia, Mikhail Gurevich ranks 10Before him are Alexei Kosygin (1904), Andrei Tupolev (1888), Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia (1856), Sergey Ilyushin (1894), Nikolay Zhukovsky (1847), and Viktor Belenko (1947). After him are Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev (1906), Ivan Sechenov (1829), Nikolai Polikarpov (1892), Fedor Tokarev (1871), Vasily Degtyaryov (1880), and Mikhail Mil (1909).