Sergey Ilyushin

1894 - 1977

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Sergey Vladimirovich Ilyushin (Russian: Серге́й Владимирович Илью́шин; 30 March [O.S. 18 March] 1894 – 9 February 1977) was a Soviet aircraft designer who founded the Ilyushin aircraft design bureau. He designed the Il-2 Shturmovik, which made its maiden flight in 1939. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sergey Ilyushin has received more than 110,446 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Sergey Ilyushin is the 46th most popular engineer (down from 45th in 2019), the 363rd most popular biography from Russia (down from 332nd in 2019) and the 7th most popular Engineer.

Sergey Ilyushin was a Russian aircraft designer who designed many Soviet planes. He is most famous for his work on the IL-2 Sturmovik, which was the best fighter plane in World War II.

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Among engineers, Sergey Ilyushin ranks 46 out of 323Before him are Godfrey Hounsfield, Anthony Fokker, John Ambrose Fleming, Alexander Wienerberger, Ildefons Cerdà, and Edward A. Murphy Jr.. After him are Ernst Heinkel, Emil Škoda, Banū Mūsā, Henry Gantt, William John Macquorn Rankine, and Charles George Gordon.

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Among people born in 1894, Sergey Ilyushin ranks 47Before him are Nazli Sabri, Kim Hyong-jik, Alexander Dovzhenko, Elisabeth of Romania, Edogawa Ranpo, and Lothar von Richthofen. After him are Friedrich-Wilhelm Krüger, Aino Aalto, Percy Spencer, Leo Kanner, Ernst Lindemann, and V. V. Giri. Among people deceased in 1977, Sergey Ilyushin ranks 35Before him are Lee Miller, Ali Shariati, Henri-Georges Clouzot, James Jones, Naum Gabo, and Gudrun Ensslin. After him are Archibald Hill, Peter Finch, Olave Baden-Powell, Stefania Turkewich, Steve Biko, and Stephen Boyd.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Sergey Ilyushin ranks 363 out of 3,262Before him are Yakov Yurovsky (1878), Léon Theremin (1896), Galina Ulanova (1910), Dmitry Pavlov (1897), Viktor Kulikov (1921), and Henri Troyat (1911). After him are Vasily Dokuchaev (1846), Vladimir Kryuchkov (1924), Nikolay Karamzin (1766), Anna Netrebko (1971), Vera Menchik (1906), and Jani Beg (1300).

Among ENGINEERS In Russia

Among engineers born in Russia, Sergey Ilyushin ranks 7Before him are Mikhail Kalashnikov (1919), Konstantin Tsiolkovsky (1857), Anatoly Dyatlov (1931), Alexei Kosygin (1904), Andrei Tupolev (1888), and Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia (1856). After him are Viktor Belenko (1947), Nikolay Zhukovsky (1847), Vasily Degtyaryov (1880), Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev (1906), Ivan Sechenov (1829), and Mikhail Gurevich (1892).