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 Georgi Timofeyevich Beregovoi

Georgi Timofeyevich Beregovoi

Birth
Poltava, Poltavs'ka, Ukraine
Death 30 Jun 1995 (aged 74)
Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia
Burial Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia
Memorial ID 19218 · View Source
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Cosmonaut. Born Georgi Timofeyevich Beregovoi in Fedorovka, Poltava, Ukraine, he was a Soviet pilot during World War II and flew 185 combat missions. In the 1950s, he became a prominent test pilot flying zero-launch rocket-boosted fighters. He became a Cosmonaut in 1965 and on October 26, 1968, was the Commander of the Soyuz 3 mission becoming the oldest man in Space at age 47. From 1972 to 1986, he was Director of the Cosmonaut Training Center and retired a Lieutenant General from the Russian Air force in 1987.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 28 Dec 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19218
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Georgi Timofeyevich Beregovoi (15 Apr 1921–30 Jun 1995), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19218, citing Novodevichy Cemetery, Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia ; Maintained by Find A Grave .