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Valentin Glushko

1908 - 1989

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Valentin Petrovich Glushko (Russian: Валенти́н Петро́вич Глушко́, Valentin Petrovich Glushko; Ukrainian: Валентин Петрович Глушко, Valentyn Petrovych Hlushko; born 2 September 1908 – 10 January 1989), was a Soviet engineer and designer of rocket engines during the Soviet/American Space Race. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Valentin Glushko has received more than 170,727 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Valentin Glushko is the 65th most popular engineer (down from 49th in 2019), the 147th most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 122nd in 2019) and the 4th most popular Ukrainian Engineer.

Valentin Glushko was a Russian rocket engineer and the head of the Soviet space program for many years. He is most famous for his work on the Soviet Union's first intercontinental ballistic missile, the R-7.

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Among ENGINEERS

Among engineers, Valentin Glushko ranks 65 out of 325Before him are Valdemar Poulsen, Edward A. Murphy Jr., Nikolay Zhukovsky, Loránd Eötvös, Masaru Ibuka, and Borys Paton. After him are Henry Royce, Karl von Terzaghi, Charles George Gordon, Leslie Groves, Hans Kammler, and Kurt Tank.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1908, Valentin Glushko ranks 61Before him are Victor Ambartsumian, Virginia Cherrill, Bernard Lee, Martha Gellhorn, Masaru Ibuka, and Henri, Count of Paris. After him are Leroy Anderson, Annemarie Schwarzenbach, Cus D'Amato, Tameo Ide, Carlos Arias Navarro, and Tex Avery. Among people deceased in 1989, Valentin Glushko ranks 48Before him are George Beadle, Joris Ivens, Graham Chapman, Cornel Wilde, John Payne, and Princess Deokhye. After him are Alfonso, Duke of Anjou and Cádiz, Irving Berlin, Franklin J. Schaffner, Werner Best, Charles J. Pedersen, and Kōnosuke Matsushita.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Valentin Glushko ranks 147 out of 913Before him are Serge Lifar (1904), Richard von Mises (1883), Ida Rubinstein (1883), Hayim Nahman Bialik (1873), Borys Paton (1918), and Dmitry Bortniansky (1751). After him are Vladimir Korolenko (1853), David Bronstein (1924), Moshé Feldenkrais (1904), Roald Hoffmann (1937), Heinrich Neuhaus (1888), and Georgy Pyatakov (1890).

Among ENGINEERS In Ukraine

Among engineers born in Ukraine, Valentin Glushko ranks 4Before him are Sergei Korolev (1906), John Demjanjuk (1920), and Borys Paton (1918). After him are Stephen Timoshenko (1878), Yuri Kondratyuk (1897), Dmitry Dmitrievich Maksutov (1896), Arkhip Lyulka (1908), and Markus Reiner (1886).