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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 6,798 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Mikhail Gurevich is the 91st most popular engineer (down from 83rd in 2019), the 569th most popular biography from Russia (down from 498th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Russian Engineer.

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Among engineers, Mikhail Gurevich ranks 91 out of 323Before him are Yuri Kondratyuk, Karl von Terzaghi, Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev, Harry Nyquist, Ivan Sechenov, and Valdemar Poulsen. After him are Stephen Timoshenko, Joseph M. Juran, Henry Darcy, Immanuel Nobel, Frank Bunker Gilbreth Sr., and Nikolai Polikarpov.

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Among people born in 1892, Mikhail Gurevich ranks 81Before him are Richard Neutra, César Vallejo, Mirsaid Sultan-Galiev, Thomas Mitchell, Reinhold Niebuhr, and Basil Rathbone. After him are Jack L. Warner, Walther Nehring, Rashid Ali al-Gaylani, Agnes Smedley, Paul Abraham, and Nikolai Polikarpov. Among people deceased in 1976, Mikhail Gurevich ranks 65Before him are Walter Warlimont, Harry Nyquist, Duarte Nuno, Duke of Braganza, Gregor Piatigorsky, Carol Reed, and Phil Ochs. After him are Géza Anda, David Elazar, Alexandros Panagoulis, Lee J. Cobb, Willi Hennig, and Mickey Cohen.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Mikhail Gurevich ranks 569 out of 3,262Before him are Alexander Dargomyzhsky (1813), Zinaida Portnova (1926), Vasily Bartold (1869), Korney Chukovsky (1882), Nikolai Ogarkov (1917), and Zeki Velidi Togan (1890). After him are Mikhail Lazarev (1788), Galina Vishnevskaya (1926), Vasily Alekseyev (1942), Praskovia Saltykova (1664), Matvei Zakharov (1898), and Nicholas of Japan (1836).

Among ENGINEERS In Russia

Among engineers born in Russia, Mikhail Gurevich ranks 13Before him are Sergey Ilyushin (1894), Viktor Belenko (1947), Nikolay Zhukovsky (1847), Vasily Degtyaryov (1880), Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev (1906), and Ivan Sechenov (1829). After him are Nikolai Polikarpov (1892), Mikhail Mil (1909), Fedor Tokarev (1871), Alexander Lodygin (1847), Yevgeny Dragunov (1920), and Vitaly Abalakov (1906).