ASTRONAUT

Vladimir Komarov

1927 - 1967

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Vladimir Mikhaylovich Komarov (Russian: Влади́мир Миха́йлович Комаро́в, IPA: [vlɐˈdʲimʲɪr mʲɪˈxajləvʲɪtɕ kəmɐˈrof]; 16 March 1927 – 24 April 1967) was a Soviet test pilot, aerospace engineer, and cosmonaut. In October 1964, he commanded Voskhod 1, the first spaceflight to carry more than one crew member. He became the first Soviet cosmonaut to fly in space twice when he was selected as the solo pilot of Soyuz 1, its first crewed test flight. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vladimir Komarov has received more than 3,738,871 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Vladimir Komarov is the 7th most popular astronaut (up from 9th in 2019), the 116th most popular biography from Russia (up from 139th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Russian Astronaut.

Vladimir Komarov was a Soviet cosmonaut who was killed during the mission Soyuz 1.

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Among ASTRONAUTS

Among astronauts, Vladimir Komarov ranks 7 out of 524Before him are Yuri Gagarin, Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, Valentina Tereshkova, Buzz Aldrin, and Gene Cernan. After him are Pete Conrad, Alexei Leonov, Alan Shepard, John Glenn, Gherman Titov, and Dennis Tito.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1927, Vladimir Komarov ranks 13Before him are Günter Grass, Gina Lollobrigida, Peter Falk, Albert Uderzo, Samuel P. Huntington, and Lawrence Kohlberg. After him are Mstislav Rostropovich, László Kubala, Turgut Özal, Janet Leigh, Antônio Carlos Jobim, and Sidney Poitier. Among people deceased in 1967, Vladimir Komarov ranks 11Before him are Vivien Leigh, Edward Hopper, Ilse Koch, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Spencer Tracy, and Jack Ruby. After him are Mohammad Mosaddegh, Clement Attlee, André Maurois, Gordon Allport, Zoltán Kodály, and Ilya Ehrenburg.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Vladimir Komarov ranks 116 out of 2,688Before him are Nikolai Vavilov (1887), Feodor III of Russia (1661), Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia (1878), Olga of Kiev (890), Mily Balakirev (1837), and Vasily Chuikov (1900). After him are Nikolai Lobachevsky (1792), Alexander Kolchak (1874), Vasili III of Russia (1479), Mikhail Sholokhov (1905), Arnold Sommerfeld (1868), and Mikhail Botvinnik (1911).

Among ASTRONAUTS In Russia

Among astronauts born in Russia, Vladimir Komarov ranks 3Before him are Yuri Gagarin (1934) and Valentina Tereshkova (1937). After him are Alexei Leonov (1934), Gherman Titov (1935), Andriyan Nikolayev (1929), Svetlana Savitskaya (1948), Valery Bykovsky (1934), Valeri Polyakov (1942), Valeri Kubasov (1935), Vladislav Volkov (1935), and Pavel Belyayev (1925).