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 43,339 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Oleg Antonov is the 63rd most popular inventor (up from 70th in 2019), the 59th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 79th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Ukrainian Inventor.

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

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Among inventors, Oleg Antonov ranks 63 out of 355Before him are Louis Blériot, Hans Lippershey, Frank Whittle, Josephine Cochrane, Les Paul, and Étienne Lenoir. After him are John Deere, George Eastman, Louis Renault, John Browning, Richard Arkwright, and Alexander Stepanovich Popov.

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Among people born in 1906, Oleg Antonov ranks 38Before him are Franz Joseph II, Prince of Liechtenstein, Sayyid Qutb, Wassily Leontief, Josef Kramer, Hassan al-Banna, and Albert Sabin. After him are Vladimir Prelog, Clyde Tombaugh, John Huston, Hans Bethe, Dino Buzzati, and Philip Johnson. Among people deceased in 1984, Oleg Antonov ranks 17Before him are Martin Niemöller, Mikhail Sholokhov, Marvin Gaye, Tigran Petrosian, Julio Cortázar, and Anna Anderson. After him are Alfred Kastler, Mohamed Naguib, Karl Wolff, Sam Peckinpah, Pyotr Kapitsa, and Stanley Milgram.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Oleg Antonov ranks 59 out of 913Before him are Levi Eshkol (1895), Nikolai Berdyaev (1874), Isaac Babel (1894), Symon Petliura (1879), Anton Makarenko (1888), and John Demjanjuk (1920). After him are Fanny Kaplan (1890), Rodion Malinovsky (1898), Yulia Tymoshenko (1960), Boris Shcherbina (1919), Selman Waksman (1888), and Nikolai Podgorny (1903).

Among INVENTORS In Ukraine

Among inventors born in Ukraine, Oleg Antonov ranks 2Before him are Igor Sikorsky (1889).