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Pavel Sukhoi

1895 - 1975

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Pavel Osipovich Sukhoi (Russian: Па́вел О́сипович Сухо́й; Belarusian: Па́вел Во́сіпавіч Сухі́, Paviel Vosipavič Suchi; 22 July 1895 – 15 September 1975) was a Soviet aerospace engineer and aircraft designer known as the founder of the Sukhoi Design Bureau. Sukhoi designed military aircraft with Tupolev and Sukhoi for 50 years, and produced many notable Soviet planes such as the Sukhoi Su-7, Su-17, and Su-24. His planes set two altitude world records (1959, 1962) and two world speed records (1960, 1962). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pavel Sukhoi has received more than 267,007 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Pavel Sukhoi is the 38th most popular engineer (up from 43rd in 2019), the 21st most popular biography from Belarus (up from 27th in 2019) and the most popular Belarusian Engineer.

Pavel Sukhoi is most famous for designing the Su-27, a Soviet fighter jet.

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Among engineers, Pavel Sukhoi ranks 38 out of 323Before him are Lennart Torstensson, Jiro Horikoshi, Theodore von Kármán, Oliver Heaviside, Villard de Honnecourt, and Felix Wankel. After him are Howard H. Aiken, Godfrey Hounsfield, Anthony Fokker, John Ambrose Fleming, Alexander Wienerberger, and Ildefons Cerdà.

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Among people born in 1895, Pavel Sukhoi ranks 55Before him are Dorothea Lange, Lij Iyasu of Ethiopia, Augusto César Sandino, Richard Walther Darré, Stanley Rous, and William Giauque. After him are Ferdinand Čatloš, Prince Pierre, Duke of Valentinois, Wilhelm Kempff, Hans-Georg von Friedeburg, Lázaro Cárdenas, and Edna Purviance. Among people deceased in 1975, Pavel Sukhoi ranks 26Before him are Graham Hill, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Jimmy Hoffa, Robert Robinson, Julian Huxley, and Antonín Novotný. After him are Infante Jaime, Duke of Segovia, Eisaku Satō, Paul Keres, Erich Kempka, Gottlob Berger, and Éamon de Valera.

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In Belarus

Among people born in Belarus, Pavel Sukhoi ranks 21 out of 330Before him are Chaim Soutine (1893), Ryszard Kapuściński (1932), Hacı I Giray (1397), Yanka Kupala (1882), Mstislav I of Kiev (1076), and Ossip Zadkine (1888). After him are Stanislav Shushkevich (1934), Bronislav Kaminski (1899), Francysk Skaryna (1486), Zalman Shazar (1889), Léon Bakst (1866), and Vilna Gaon (1720).

Among ENGINEERS In Belarus

Among engineers born in Belarus, Pavel Sukhoi ranks 1After him are Sergei Tumansky (1901).