Vitaly Abalakov

1906 - 1986

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Vitaly Mikhaylovich Abalakov (Russian: Вита́лий Миха́йлович Абала́ков) (13 January [O.S. 31 December] 1906 – 26 May 1986) was a Soviet chemical engineer, mountaineer and inventor. Brother of Yevgeniy Abalakov, another famous alpinist, he made the first Soviet ascent of Lenin Peak in 1934 and two more ascents of this mountain. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vitaly Abalakov has received more than 62,435 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Vitaly Abalakov is the 166th most popular engineer (down from 130th in 2019), the 1,021st most popular biography from Russia (down from 786th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Russian Engineer.

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Over the past year Vitaly Abalakov has had the most page views in the with 13,097 views, followed by English (6,746), and French (3,263). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Belarusian (308.46%), Estonian (125.07%), and Ukrainian (65.02%)


Among engineers, Vitaly Abalakov ranks 166 out of 389Before her are Hanns Hörbiger, Marc Seguin, John Loudon McAdam, John Smeaton, Antoine de Chézy, and Sherif Ismail. After her are Menno van Coehoorn, John Hughes, Alexander Mozhaysky, Riccardo Morandi, Pierre-Paul Riquet, and Louis Charles Breguet.

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Among people born in 1906, Vitaly Abalakov ranks 150Before her are Joan Hickson, Eraldo Monzeglio, Francis Hong Yong-ho, Sait Faik Abasıyanık, Artur Lundkvist, and Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen. After her are Alexander Gode, Pietro Serantoni, H. C. Hansen, Endre Kabos, Ango Sakaguchi, and Andrei Kirilenko. Among people deceased in 1986, Vitaly Abalakov ranks 110Before her are Artur London, Raúl Prebisch, Princess Anne of Orléans, Judith Resnik, Scatman Crothers, and Megumu Tamura. After her are Dick Scobee, Fumiko Enchi, James H. Wilkinson, Oscar Zariski, Josef Kammhuber, and Anatoly Marchenko.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Vitaly Abalakov ranks 1,021 out of 3,761Before her are Panteleimon Ponomarenko (1902), Olga Rubtsova (1909), Andrei Bubnov (1883), Pyotr Lebedev (1866), Alexander Izvolsky (1856), and Söyembikä of Kazan (1516). After her are Dashi-Dorzho Itigilov (1852), Marat Safin (1980), Alexander Tormasov (1752), Theophan the Recluse (1815), Dmitry Ilyich Ulyanov (1874), and Fyodor Sergeyev (1883).

Among ENGINEERS In Russia

Among engineers born in Russia, Vitaly Abalakov ranks 22Before her are Yevgeny Dragunov (1920), Sergei Khrushchev (1935), Georgy Shpagin (1897), Georgy Babakin (1914), Mikhail Yangel (1911), and Alexei Tupolev (1925). After her are Nikolay Kamov (1902), Vasily Mishin (1917), Gotthilf Hagen (1797), Alexander Lodygin (1847), Vladimir Petlyakov (1891), and Alexey Sudayev (1912).