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Andrei Nikolayevich Tupolev (1888-1972), Soviet aircraft designer. Tupolev pioneered aircraft design in the Soviet Union, overseeing the development of more than 100 models of aircraft. These included the Tu-4 and Tu-95 bombers, and the Tu-104, the world's second jet airliner. His awards included Hero of Socialist Labour. Photographed in 1959, in Moscow, Russia.
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