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Tupolev, Andrej N.; 1888-1972   (view)   (view in production)

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"Andrei Nikolayevich Tupolev (Russian: Андрей Николаевич Туполев; November 10, 1888 – December 23, 1972) was a pioneering Soviet aircraft designer. During his career, he designed and oversaw the design of more than 100 types of aircraft, some of which set 78 world records. In recognition of his work, he was made an honorary member of Britain's Royal Aeronautical Society and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He was honoured in his own country by being made an academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences (1953), Colonel-General (1968), and three times a Hero of Socialist Labor (1945, 1957, 1972)." (from Wikipedia)

Lifespan: 1888-1972
Clippings: 1937-1992
German National Library: http://d-nb.info/gnd/118624717
Wikidata: http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q219734
DBpedia: http://dbpedia.org/resource/Andrei_Tupolev
VIAF: http://viaf.org/viaf/27864437


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