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Valery Chkalov

1904 - 1938

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Valery Pavlovich Chkalov (Russian: Валерий Павлович Чкалов, IPA: [vɐˈlʲerʲɪj ˈpavləvʲɪtɕ ˈtɕkaləf]; 2 February [O.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Valery Chkalov has received more than 199,418 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Valery Chkalov is the 17th most popular pilot (up from 18th in 2019), the 591st most popular biography from Russia (up from 605th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Russian Pilot.

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  • 41

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.81

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.55

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among PILOTS

Among pilots, Valery Chkalov ranks 17 out of 48Before him are Chesley Sullenberger, Ivan Kozhedub, Hermann Graf, Marina Raskova, Hezârfen Ahmed Çelebi, and Chuck Yeager. After him are Mathias Rust, René Fonck, Joseph Kittinger, Claire Lee Chennault, Amet-khan Sultan, and Vladimir Ilyushin.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1904, Valery Chkalov ranks 83Before him are Walther Hewel, Viktor Brack, Sergey Biryuzov, Georges Canguilhem, Margaret Bourke-White, and Josef Bühler. After him are Joseph M. Juran, Yevgenia Ginzburg, Muhammad Najib ar-Ruba'i, Lyudmila Rudenko, Felix Nussbaum, and Oskar R. Lange. Among people deceased in 1938, Valery Chkalov ranks 62Before him are Ludwig Borchardt, Yevhen Konovalets, Gillis Grafström, Vladimir Antonov-Ovseyenko, Leopold Godowsky, and Princess Maria Antonietta of Bourbon-Two Sicilies. After him are John Bates Clark, Alexandru Averescu, Ödön von Horváth, William McDougall, Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay, and Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Valery Chkalov ranks 591 out of 3,262Before him are Chaim Rumkowski (1877), Valerian Kuybyshev (1888), Vasily Kalinnikov (1866), Yekaterina Vorontsova-Dashkova (1743), Vasily Petrov (1917), and Afanasy Fet (1820). After him are Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov (1859), Yevgenia Ginzburg (1904), Tanya Savicheva (1930), Agrippina Vaganova (1879), Xenia of Saint Petersburg (1719), and Eldar Ryazanov (1927).

Among PILOTS In Russia

Among pilots born in Russia, Valery Chkalov ranks 2Before him are Marina Raskova (1912). After him are Vladimir Ilyushin (1927), Pyotr Nesterov (1887), Maguba Syrtlanova (1912), Olga Sanfirova (1917), Mariya Dolina (1922), Vladimir Kokkinaki (1904), Anna Yegorova (1916), Nikolai Kamanin (1908), and Viktor Talalikhin (1918).