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Encyclopedia > Nikolai Kuznetsov

There are several people named Nikolai Kuznetsov:

  • Nikolai Dmitriyevich Kuznetsov (1911–1995), jet plane motor designer, Soviet Union, twice Hero of Socialist Labor
  • Nikolai Fedorovich Kuznetsov (1916–2000), Commander of the Cosmonaut Training Centre 1963–1972.
His biography: Siddiqi, Asif A, Challenge to Apollo: The Soviet Union and the Space Race, 1945-1974, NASA SP-2000-4408, Washington, DC, 2000.
  • Nikolai Dmitriyevich Kuznetsov (artist) (1850–1929)
Some of his paintings are in Finnish National Gallery Ateneum at Helsinki.[1] (http://www.fng.fi/fng/pic/huge/art/collecti/49/X0049000.jpg)

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Nikolai Gerasimovich Kuznetsov (473 words)
Nikolai Gerasimovich Kuznetsov was born on July 24, 1904.
When Kuznetsov then completed the operations department of Naval College in 1932, roblems bearing on the development of the navy and operational-tactical employment of naval forces were no longer of an abstract character to him.
Kuznetsov was removed from his post, and in February 1956, he was demoted to the rank of vice-admiral and retired.
Nikolai Gerasimovich Kuznetsov at AllExperts (1132 words)
Kuznetsov was born in the village of Medvedki in the Kotlas district of the Arkhangelsk Oblast.In 1919, he joined the Soviet Northern Dvina Naval Flotilla, adding two years to his age to be accepted.
Kuznetsov was demoted to vice-admiral, while the other admirals received prison sentences of varying length.
Not until July 26, 1988 did the Presidium of the USSR Supreme Soviet reinstate Kuznetsov to his former rank of Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union.Kuznetzov is now recognized as one of the most prominent men in the history of the Soviet and, today, of the Russian Navy.
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