Valentina Tereshkova

1937 - Today

Valentina Tereshkova

Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova (Russian: Валентина Владимировна Терешкова, IPA: [vɐlʲɪnʲˈtʲinə vlɐˈdʲimʲɪrəvnə tʲɪrʲɪʂˈkovə] (listen); born 6 March 1937) is a member of the Russian State Duma, engineer, and former cosmonaut. She is the first and youngest woman to have flown in space with a solo mission on the Vostok 6 on 16 June 1963. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Valentina Tereshkova has received more than 2,184,407 page views. Her biography is available in 92 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 4th most popular astronaut.

Memorability Metrics

  • 2.2M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 77.13

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 92

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.21

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.89

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among astronauts, Valentina Tereshkova ranks 4 out of 501Before her are Yuri Gagarin, Neil Armstrong, and Michael Collins. After her are Buzz Aldrin, Gene Cernan, Pete Conrad, Alexei Leonov, Vladimir Komarov, John Glenn, Alan Shepard, and Gherman Titov.

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Among people born in 1937, Valentina Tereshkova ranks 6Before her are Saddam Hussein, Morgan Freeman, Anthony Hopkins, Jack Nicholson, and Harald V of Norway. After her are Dustin Hoffman, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Ridley Scott, Jane Fonda, Bobby Charlton, and Queen Sonja of Norway.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Valentina Tereshkova ranks 27 out of 2,050Before her are Kim Jong-il (1941), Isaac Asimov (1920), Maxim Gorky (1868), Ayn Rand (1905), Mikhail Bakunin (1814), and Yul Brynner (1920). After her are Dmitri Shostakovich (1906), Lev Yashin (1929), Ivan Turgenev (1818), Alexander I of Russia (1777), Yuri Andropov (1914), and Vladimir Nabokov (1899).

Among ASTRONAUTS In Russia

Among astronauts born in Russia, Valentina Tereshkova ranks 2Before her are Yuri Gagarin (1934). After her are Alexei Leonov (1934), Vladimir Komarov (1927), Gherman Titov (1935), Valery Bykovsky (1934), Andriyan Nikolayev (1929), Svetlana Savitskaya (1948), Valeri Kubasov (1935), Valeri Polyakov (1942), Vladislav Volkov (1935), and Pavel Belyayev (1925).

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