Vladimir Komarov

1927 - 1967

Vladimir Komarov

Vladimir Mikhaylovich Komarov (Russian: Влади́мир Миха́йлович Комаро́в, IPA: [vlɐˈdʲimʲɪr mʲɪˈxaɪləvʲɪtɕ 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 3,005,790 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 9th most popular astronaut.

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Among astronauts, Vladimir Komarov ranks 9 out of 501Before him are Michael Collins, Valentina Tereshkova, Buzz Aldrin, Gene Cernan, Pete Conrad, and Alexei Leonov. After him are John Glenn, Alan Shepard, Gherman Titov, John Young, Dennis Tito, and Valery Bykovsky.

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Among people born in 1927, Vladimir Komarov ranks 15Before him are Peter Falk, Turgut Özal, Samuel P. Huntington, Antônio Carlos Jobim, Mstislav Rostropovich, and László Kubala. After him are Lawrence Kohlberg, Kim Young-sam, Niklas Luhmann, Janet Leigh, Sidney Poitier, and Princess Joséphine Charlotte of Belgium. Among people deceased in 1967, Vladimir Komarov ranks 15Before him are Mohammad Mosaddegh, Spencer Tracy, Clement Attlee, Jack Ruby, André Maurois, and John Coltrane. After him are Felix Yusupov, Ilya Ehrenburg, Richard Kuhn, Ilse Koch, Gordon Allport, and Rodion Malinovsky.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Vladimir Komarov ranks 139 out of 2,050Before him are Vasili III of Russia (1479), Georgi Plekhanov (1856), Alexey Stakhanov (1906), Walther Funk (1890), Alexei Leonov (1934), and El Lissitzky (1890). After him are Aleksandr Vasilevsky (1895), Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan (1797), Gala Dalí (1894), Sergei Yesenin (1895), Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy (1883), and Alexei Kosygin (1904).

Among ASTRONAUTS In Russia

Among astronauts born in Russia, Vladimir Komarov ranks 4Before him are Yuri Gagarin (1934), Valentina Tereshkova (1937), and Alexei Leonov (1934). After him are Gherman Titov (1935), Valery Bykovsky (1934), Andriyan Nikolayev (1929), Svetlana Savitskaya (1948), Valeri Kubasov (1935), Valeri Polyakov (1942), Vladislav Volkov (1935), and Pavel Belyayev (1925).

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