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List of notable or famous engineers from Russia, with bios and photos, including the top engineers born in Russia and even some popular engineers who immigrated to Russia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Russian engineers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These engineers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known engineer from Russia is included when available.

List people include Igor Sikorsky, Vladimir K. Zworykin and many additional people as well.

This historic engineers from Russia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Russian engineers of note?" and "Who are the most famous engineers from Russia?" These prominent engineers of Russia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Russian engineers.

Use this list of renowned Russian engineers to discover some new engineers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (88 items)
Aleksandr Ivanchenkov is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Engineers from Russia
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Aleksandr Sergeyevich Ivanchenkov is a retired Soviet cosmonaut who flew as Flight Engineer on Soyuz 29 and Soyuz T-6, he spent 147 days, 12 hours and 37 minutes in space. ...more

Age: 77

Birthplace: Ivanteyevka, Moscow Oblast, Russia

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Aleksei Yeliseyev is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Engineers from Russia
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Aleksei Stanislavovich Yeliseyev is a retired Soviet cosmonaut who flew on three missions in the Soyuz programme as a flight engineer: Soyuz 5, Soyuz 8, and Soyuz 10. A graduate of the Bauman Higher Technical School and postgraduate of Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. Yeliseyev worked as an engineer in Sergey Korolev's design bureau before being selected for cosmonaut training. Following his retirement from the space programme in 1985, he took up at an administrative position at the Bauman school for several years before retiring fully. His awards include: Twice Hero of the Soviet Union Pilot-Cosmonaut of the USSR Four Orders of Lenin Medal "For Merit in Space Exploration" - for ...more

Age: 83

Birthplace: Zhizdra, Russia

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Alexander Alexandrovich Arkhangelsky was an aircraft designer and doctor of technical sciences. ...more

Age: Died at 86 (1892-1978)

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Alexander Mozhaysky is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Engineers from Russia
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Alexander Fedorovich Mozhaysky, was a Russian naval officer, aviation pioneer, researcher and designer of heavier-than-air craft." In 1884, Mozhaysky's monoplane made a failed attempt to fly. His design relied upon a ramp rather than engine power to generate sufficient speed for lift. The wing design of his craft lacked the curvature necessary to generate lift. While it is possible that Mozhaysky's wings slowed his monoplane's descent after launch from the ramp, the wings were unlikely ever to have provided sufficient lift for sustained flight unless used at angles of attack that would have been impractical, given the engines available to Mozhaysky. He also experimented with different angles ...more

Age: Died at 65 (1825-1890)

Birthplace: Kotka, Finland

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