ASTRONAUT

Valery Bykovsky

1934 - 2019

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Valery Fyodorovich Bykovsky (Russian: Вале́рий Фёдорович Быко́вский; 2 August 1934 – 27 March 2019) was a Soviet cosmonaut who flew on three space flights: Vostok 5, Soyuz 22, and Soyuz 31. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Valery Bykovsky has received more than 111,486 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Valery Bykovsky is the 27th most popular astronaut (down from 15th in 2019), the 462nd most popular biography from Russia (down from 245th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Russian Astronaut.

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Among ASTRONAUTS

Among astronauts, Valery Bykovsky ranks 27 out of 524Before him are Svetlana Savitskaya, Ed White, James Irwin, Fred Haise, Gus Grissom, and Frank Borman. After him are Alan Bean, Valeri Polyakov, Pavel Popovich, Valeri Kubasov, Bruce McCandless II, and Ilan Ramon.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1934, Valery Bykovsky ranks 89Before him are Otar Iosseliani, Khun Sa, Pratibha Patil, Édith Cresson, Abimael Guzmán, and Richard, 6th Prince of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg. After him are Mohamed Ennaceur, Anton Geesink, Valentin Ivanov, Rossana Podestà, Masao Uchino, and Leonard Kleinrock. Among people deceased in 2019, Valery Bykovsky ranks 75Before him are André Previn, Lee Iacocca, Max Wright, Sibghatullah Mojaddedi, Antônio Wilson Vieira Honório, and Dragoslav Šekularac. After him are John Robert Schrieffer, Isabel Sarli, Matti Nykänen, Jean Vanier, Alan García, and Tomi Ungerer.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Valery Bykovsky ranks 462 out of 2,688Before him are Ivan Panfilov (1893), Alexander Radishchev (1749), Pyotr Krasnov (1869), Sacha Guitry (1885), Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov (1859), and Andrei Platonov (1899). After him are Yevgeny Mravinsky (1903), Nicholas Miklouho-Maclay (1846), George Ostrogorsky (1902), Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich of Russia (1859), False Dmitry II (1600), and Alexander Pokryshkin (1913).

Among ASTRONAUTS In Russia

Among astronauts born in Russia, Valery Bykovsky ranks 8Before him are Valentina Tereshkova (1937), Vladimir Komarov (1927), Alexei Leonov (1934), Gherman Titov (1935), Andriyan Nikolayev (1929), and Svetlana Savitskaya (1948). After him are Valeri Polyakov (1942), Valeri Kubasov (1935), Vladislav Volkov (1935), Pavel Belyayev (1925), Sergei Krikalev (1958), and Viktor Gorbatko (1934).