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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 96,725 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Sergey Ilyushin is the 45th most popular engineer, the 333rd most popular biography from Russia (down from 320th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Russian 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

Among engineers, Sergey Ilyushin ranks 45 out of 325Before him are Howard H. Aiken, Albert Göring, Oliver Heaviside, Godfrey Hounsfield, Pavel Sukhoi, and Kurt Gerstein. After him are Ildefons Cerdà, Emil Škoda, Colin Chapman, Arthur Scherbius, Walter Dornberger, and Jack Swigert.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1894, Sergey Ilyushin ranks 45Before him are Karl Böhm, Josef von Sternberg, Alexander Dovzhenko, Friedrich-Wilhelm Krüger, Kim Hyong-jik, and Elisabeth of Romania. After him are Nazli Sabri, Leo Kanner, Tivadar Soros, Walter Brennan, Edogawa Ranpo, and Dimitri Tiomkin. Among people deceased in 1977, Sergey Ilyushin ranks 32Before him are Andreas Baader, Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois, Groucho Marx, James Jones, Henri-Georges Clouzot, and Gudrun Ensslin. After him are Naum Gabo, A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, Archibald Hill, John Dickson Carr, Edgar Adrian, and John Edensor Littlewood.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Sergey Ilyushin ranks 333 out of 2,688Before him are Ferdinand von Wrangel (1797), Lev Kuleshov (1899), Otto Nicolai (1810), Alexander Ostrovsky (1823), Vladimir Kryuchkov (1924), and Alexander Danilovich Menshikov (1673). After him are Georgy Chicherin (1872), Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia (1831), Alexandre Koyré (1892), Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna of Russia (1784), Yevgeny Yevtushenko (1933), and Naum Gabo (1890).

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 Nikolay Zhukovsky (1847), Viktor Belenko (1947), Mikhail Gurevich (1892), Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev (1906), Ivan Sechenov (1829), and Nikolai Polikarpov (1892).