ASTRONAUT

Valentina Ponomaryova

1933 - 2023

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Valentina Leonidovna Ponomaryova, née Kovalevskaya (Russian: Валентина Леонидовна Пономарёва, Ковалевская; 18 September 1933 – 8 November 2023) was a Soviet cosmonaut, pilot and scientist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Valentina Ponomaryova has received more than 54,540 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Valentina Ponomaryova is the 57th most popular astronaut (up from 150th in 2019), the 812th most popular biography from Russia (up from 1,607th in 2019) and the 16th most popular Russian Astronaut.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.39

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.74

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Among ASTRONAUTS

Among astronauts, Valentina Ponomaryova ranks 57 out of 556Before her are Kalpana Chawla, Wally Schirra, Arnaldo Tamayo Méndez, Valentin Bondarenko, Ronald Evans, and Pavel Belyayev. After her are Musa Manarov, Georgy Beregovoy, Jean-Loup Chrétien, Jügderdemidiin Gürragchaa, Richard F. Gordon Jr., and Christa McAuliffe.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1933, Valentina Ponomaryova ranks 149Before her are Asim Ferhatović, Tetsuko Kuroyanagi, Ronald Evans, Azeglio Vicini, Félicien Kabuga, and Ahmad al-Khatib. After her are Heather Armitage, Edward Bunker, Michael Dukakis, Kerstin Ekman, John Aniston, and Geraldo Majella Agnelo. Among people deceased in 2023, Valentina Ponomaryova ranks 197Before her are Daniel Ellsberg, Josep Maria Fusté, Petar Nadoveza, Odilon Polleunis, Paul Reubens, and Amitai Etzioni. After her are Evelyn Fox Keller, Antonio Juliano, Niels Holst-Sørensen, Andre Braugher, Solomon Perel, and M. S. Swaminathan.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Valentina Ponomaryova ranks 812 out of 3,761Before her are Grand Duchess Catherine Mikhailovna of Russia (1827), Prince Igor Constantinovich of Russia (1894), Nikolai Severtzov (1827), Alexander Rodimtsev (1905), Vasily Tatishchev (1686), and Prince Roman Petrovich of Russia (1896). After her are Mikhail Katukov (1900), Matrona Nikonova (1881), Arkady Gaidar (1904), Tikhon Khrennikov (1913), Yulii Khariton (1904), and Aleksey Batalov (1928).

Among ASTRONAUTS In Russia

Among astronauts born in Russia, Valentina Ponomaryova ranks 16Before her are Vladislav Volkov (1935), Valeri Kubasov (1935), Yury Romanenko (1944), Sergei Krikalev (1958), Oleg Grigoryevich Makarov (1933), and Pavel Belyayev (1925). After her are Vyacheslav Zudov (1942), Aleksei Gubarev (1931), Viktor Gorbatko (1934), Yuri Artyukhin (1930), Konstantin Feoktistov (1926), and Viktor Afanasyev (1948).