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Viktor Talalikhin

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Viktor Vasilevich Talalikhin (Russian: Виктор Васильевич Талалихин; 18 September 1918 – 27 October 1941) was a Soviet lieutenant and aviator during the Winter War and World War II and a Hero of the Soviet Union, among the first to perform aerial ramming at night. Talalikhin became a fighter pilot in the Soviet Air Forces in the late 1930s, flying the Polikarpov I-153 during the Winter War. He served in the air defense of Moscow during World War II with an aviation regiment of the Soviet Air Defence Forces. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Viktor Talalikhin has received more than 23,001 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Viktor Talalikhin is the 53rd most popular pilot, the 1,869th most popular biography from Russia and the 11th most popular Russian Pilot.

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Among pilots, Viktor Talalikhin ranks 53 out of 48Before him are Jacqueline Cochran, Stasys Girėnas, Maryse Bastié, Wally Funk, Hélène Boucher, and Jerrie Cobb. After him are Charles Kingsford Smith, Cornelia Fort, Yves Rossy, Gregorio Fuentes, Péter Besenyei, and Harry Cobby.

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Among people born in 1918, Viktor Talalikhin ranks 226Before him are Renée Faure, Francisco Javier Sáenz de Oiza, Mahmoud Namjoo, Donald Regan, Yelizaveta Chaikina, and Don McNeill. After him are Horacio Casarín, Gisela Arendt, Mariano Mores, Dick Esser, Jorge Illueca, and Abraham Pais.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Viktor Talalikhin ranks 1,869 out of 3,262Before him are Avdotia Istomina (1799), Svetlana Khorkina (1979), Denis Urubko (1973), Gombojab Tsybikov (1873), Dmitry Rogozin (1963), and Sergei Slonimsky (1932). After him are Viktor Klimenko (1949), Maxim Kontsevich (1964), Gregory Ratoff (1897), Semyon Nadson (1862), Yakov Polonsky (1819), and Vladimir Leontyevich Komarov (1869).

Among PILOTS In Russia

Among pilots born in Russia, Viktor Talalikhin ranks 11Before him are Maguba Syrtlanova (1912), Olga Sanfirova (1917), Mariya Dolina (1922), Vladimir Kokkinaki (1904), Anna Yegorova (1916), and Nikolai Kamanin (1908).