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Mstislav Keldysh

1911 - 1978

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Mstislav Vsevolodovich Keldysh (Russian: Мстисла́в Все́володович Ке́лдыш; 10 February [O.S. 28 January] 1911 – 24 June 1978) was a Soviet mathematician who worked as an engineer in the Soviet space program. He was the academician of the Academy of Sciences of the Soviet Union (1946), President of the Academy of Sciences of the Soviet Union (1961–1975), three-time Hero of Socialist Labour (1956, 1961, 1971), and fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (1968). He was one of the key figures behind the Soviet space program. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mstislav Keldysh has received more than 120,248 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Mstislav Keldysh is the 152nd most popular engineer (up from 174th in 2019), the 61st most popular biography from Latvia (up from 68th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Latvian Engineer.

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Among engineers, Mstislav Keldysh ranks 152 out of 323Before him are Philippe LeBon, Riccardo Morandi, Gabriel Voisin, Li Kui, Kerim Kerimov, and Jorge Chávez. After him are Hellmuth Walter, Menno van Coehoorn, John Loudon McAdam, Alexander Mozhaysky, Georges Leclanché, and Ivan Yarkovsky.

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Among people born in 1911, Mstislav Keldysh ranks 120Before him are Renato Guttuso, Mikhail Yangel, Joseph Luns, Paul Goodman, Koçi Xoxe, and Brunhilde Pomsel. After him are Merle Oberon, Gustave Gilbert, Paul Carell, Anatoly Rybakov, Grote Reber, and Theodore Romzha. Among people deceased in 1978, Mstislav Keldysh ranks 87Before him are Jacques Bergier, Edmundo Suárez, Emilio Portes Gil, Misao Tamai, George Maciunas, and Warren Weaver. After him are Jens Otto Krag, Gabriel Ramanantsoa, Louis Prima, Jean Acker, Gunnar Nilsson, and Lucius D. Clay.

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In Latvia

Among people born in Latvia, Mstislav Keldysh ranks 61 out of 284Before him are Max Erwin von Scheubner-Richter (1884), Inese Jaunzeme (1932), Maria Skobtsova (1891), Viktors Arājs (1910), Barbara von Krüdener (1764), and Pēteris Stučka (1865). After him are Aspazija (1865), Vasiliy Ulrikh (1889), Annie Londonderry (1870), Yury Tynyanov (1894), Herberts Cukurs (1900), and Vizma Belševica (1931).

Among ENGINEERS In Latvia

Among engineers born in Latvia, Mstislav Keldysh ranks 2Before him are Eduard Totleben (1818).