Kurchatov, Igor Vasilyevich

Date of birth:
January 12th, 1903 (Simsky Zavod, Ufa Oblast, Russian Empire)
Date of death:
February 7th, 1960 (Moscow, Soviet Union)
Buried on:
Kremlin Wall Necropolis
Nationality:
Soviet

Biography

Igor Kurchatov was the leader of the director of the Soviet atomic bomb project, which began during the Second World War.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1942
Stalin Price
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 4th, 1944
Orden Trudovogo Krasnogo Znameni
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 6th, 1945
Orden Trudovogo Krasnogo Znameni
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 10th, 1945
Orden Lenina
Medal
Awarded on:
October 29th, 1949
Medal
Awarded on:
October 29th, 1949
Orden Lenina
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 29th, 1949
Stalin Price
Awarded on:
June 12th, 1951
Stalin Price
Awarded on:
December 8th, 1951
Medal
Awarded on:
September 19th, 1953
Orden Lenina
Awarded on:
January 4th, 1954
Medal
Awarded on:
October 1st, 1954
Orden Lenina
Awarded on:
September 7th, 1956
Lenin price

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