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Natalya Meklin

1922 - 2005

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Natalya Fyodorovna Kravtsova née Meklin (Russian: Наталья Фёдоровна Меклин; 8 September 1922 – 5 June 2005) was a flight commander in the 46th Taman Guards Night Bomber Aviation Regiment, one of the three women's aviation regiments founded by Marina Raskova after the German invasion of the Soviet Union. The regiment later came to be known as the "Night Witches" by German targets. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Natalya Meklin has received more than 114,674 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Natalya Meklin is the 44th most popular pilot (down from 32nd in 2019), the 596th most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 468th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Ukrainian Pilot.

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Among pilots, Natalya Meklin ranks 44 out of 48Before her are Mariya Dolina, Jean Mermoz, Gotthard Handrick, Vladimir Kokkinaki, Anna Yegorova, and Steponas Darius. After her are Nikolai Kamanin, Lotfia Elnadi, Jacqueline Cochran, Stasys Girėnas, Maryse Bastié, and Wally Funk.

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Among people born in 1922, Natalya Meklin ranks 259Before her are Muhammetnazar Gapurow, Gordon Tullock, Ingvar Rydell, Karl Aage Præst, Étienne Gailly, and Agustín Gaínza. After her are Félix Loustau, Léopold Anoul, Július Torma, William Gaddis, Sabino Barinaga, and Bob Anderson. Among people deceased in 2005, Natalya Meklin ranks 200Before her are Jesús Moncada, Giuliano Bonfante, Ivan Kolev, Elisabeth Domitien, Gordon Gould, and Giuseppe Caprio. After her are Maclyn McCarty, Mario David, Otar Korkia, Netti Witziers-Timmer, Cliff Allison, and Aušra Augustinavičiūtė.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Natalya Meklin ranks 596 out of 1,083Before her are Yuri Shaporin (1887), Isaak Khalatnikov (1919), Vladimir Drinfeld (1954), Georgy Langemak (1898), Oksana Zabuzhko (1960), and Sviatoslav III of Kiev (null). After her are Mikhail Kheraskov (1733), Nicholas Charnetsky (1884), Stanisław Ostrowski (1892), Yan Gamarnik (1894), Mark Donskoy (1901), and Valentina Lisitsa (1973).

Among PILOTS In Ukraine

Among pilots born in Ukraine, Natalya Meklin ranks 5Before her are Ivan Kozhedub (1920), Igor Volk (1937), Janina Lewandowska (1908), and Polina Osipenko (1907).