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Vladimir Lyakhov

1941 - 2018

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Vladimir Afanasyevich Lyakhov (Russian: Влади́мир Афана́сьевич Ля́хов; 20 July 1941 – 19 April 2018) was a Ukrainian Soviet cosmonaut. He was selected as cosmonaut on 5 May 1967, and retired on 7 September 1994. Lyakhov was the Commander on Soyuz 32, Soyuz T-9, and Soyuz TM-6, and spent 333 days, 7 hours, 47 minutes in space. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vladimir Lyakhov has received more than 41,848 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Vladimir Lyakhov is the 94th most popular astronaut (down from 78th in 2019), the 446th most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 373rd in 2019) and the 9th most popular Ukrainian Astronaut.

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Among astronauts, Vladimir Lyakhov ranks 94 out of 524Before him are Stuart Roosa, Alfred Worden, Gennady Padalka, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Volkov, Walter Cunningham, and Ulf Merbold. After him are Nikolay Rukavishnikov, Sunita Williams, Toyohiro Akiyama, Oleg Grigoryevich Makarov, Muhammed Faris, and Donn F. Eisele.

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Among people born in 1941, Vladimir Lyakhov ranks 251Before him are Gregory Benford, Lothar Bisky, Lothar Emmerich, Vlado Milunić, Pino Donaggio, and Ulf Merbold. After him are Tania Mallet, Jacques Simon, Margitta Gummel, Martine Beswick, Cristina Peri Rossi, and Ahmed al-Mirghani. Among people deceased in 2018, Vladimir Lyakhov ranks 183Before him are Talal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Robert Indiana, Sergio Balanzino, Lindsay Kemp, Antonio Valentín Angelillo, and Juraj Herz. After him are Karl Lehmann, Frank Carlucci, Luigi Taveri, Luis Posada Carriles, Penny Marshall, and Siegfried Rauch.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Vladimir Lyakhov ranks 446 out of 1,083Before him are Maximilian Voloshin (1877), Alemdar Mustafa Pasha (1755), Georges Florovsky (1893), Galina Chistyakova (1962), Georgi Todorov (1858), and Rose Ausländer (1901). After him are Marian Jaworski (1926), Stanisław Skrowaczewski (1923), Ber Borochov (1881), Kazimierz Ajdukiewicz (1890), Vitold Fokin (1932), and Oleksii Reznikov (1966).

Among ASTRONAUTS In Ukraine

Among astronauts born in Ukraine, Vladimir Lyakhov ranks 9Before him are Valentin Bondarenko (1937), Mirosław Hermaszewski (1941), Georgy Beregovoy (1921), Leonid Popov (1945), Leonid Kizim (1941), and Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Volkov (1948). After him are Leonid Kadeniuk (1951), Georgy Shonin (1935), Vitaly Zholobov (1937), Anatoly Levchenko (1941), Yuri Malenchenko (1961), and Yuri Gidzenko (1962).