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Oleg Antonov

1906 - 1984

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Oleg Konstantinovich Antonov (Russian: Оле́г Константи́нович Анто́нов; 7 February 1906 – 4 April 1984) was a Soviet aeroplane designer, and the founder of the Antonov Design Bureau (located in Kyiv, Ukraine), named in his honour. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Oleg Antonov has received more than 43,988 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia. Oleg Antonov is the 71st most popular inventor (down from 63rd in 2019), the 238th most popular biography from Russia (down from 59th in 2019) and the most popular Russian Inventor.

Oleg Antonov is most famous for his Antonov An-225 Mriya, the largest aircraft in the world.

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Among INVENTORS

Among inventors, Oleg Antonov ranks 71 out of 354Before him are Alberto Santos-Dumont, Josephine Cochrane, Étienne Lenoir, Les Paul, George Eastman, and Jacques de Vaucanson. After him are Jacques Piccard, Thomas Savery, Richard Arkwright, Kōnosuke Matsushita, Alexander Stepanovich Popov, and James Hargreaves.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1906, Oleg Antonov ranks 46Before him are Dino Buzzati, Marcelo Caetano, Philip Johnson, Robert E. Howard, Vladimir Prelog, and Franz Joseph II, Prince of Liechtenstein. After him are Marie José of Belgium, Clyde Tombaugh, Bugsy Siegel, Klaus Mann, Estée Lauder, and Marcel Carné. Among people deceased in 1984, Oleg Antonov ranks 22Before him are Mohamed Naguib, Stanley Milgram, Dmitry Ustinov, Anna Anderson, Karl Wolff, and Marvin Gaye. After him are Pyotr Kapitsa, Carl Ferdinand Cori, Sam Peckinpah, Philippe Ariès, Sir Arthur Harris, 1st Baronet, and Viktor Shklovsky.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Oleg Antonov ranks 238 out of 3,262Before him are Gerhard Barkhorn (1919), Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia (1847), Olga Constantinovna of Russia (1851), Ivan Goncharov (1812), Sabina Spielrein (1885), and Boris Shaposhnikov (1882). After him are Alexander Luria (1902), Vasily Blyukher (1889), Gustav Bauer (1870), Boris Berezovsky (1946), Lyudmila Putina (1958), and Pyotr Kapitsa (1894).

Among INVENTORS In Russia

Among inventors born in Russia, Oleg Antonov ranks 1After him are Alexander Stepanovich Popov (1859), Léon Theremin (1896), Vladimir K. Zworykin (1888), Nikolai Kardashev (1932), Mikhail Dolivo-Dobrovolsky (1862), Lucien Olivier (1838), Pavel Yablochkov (1847), Ivan Kulibin (1735), Rostislav Alexeyev (1916), Ivan Polzunov (1728), and Oleg Losev (1903).