Andrei Tupolev

Aerospace Engineer, Aircraft designer

1888 – 1972

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Who was Andrei Tupolev?

Andrei Nikolayevich Tupolev 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, Colonel-General, and three times a Hero of Socialist Labor.

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Born
Nov 10, 1888
Kimry
Also known as
  • 安德烈·图波列夫
  • Туполев, Андрей Николаевич
Children
Nationality
  • Russia
  • Soviet Union
Profession
Education
  • Bauman Moscow State Technical University
Died
Dec 23, 1972
Moscow
Resting place
Novodevichy Cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013