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Sergei Vladimirovich Iliushin

Sergei Iliushin, USSR Aircraft designer. Highly decorated(3 times Hero of Socialist Labour, many state awards).

Background

  • Iliushin, Sergei was born in 1894.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Zhukovskii Airforce Academy, 1926.

    Career

    • Joined the Bolshevik Party, 1918. Joined the Red Army, 1919. Head of an aircraft design bureau, 1931.

      Became one of the best-known designers of Soviet military and civil aircraft (the Iliushin, or IL series). Academician, 1968.

    Religion

    Religious leaders contribute to secular and religious wars by endorsing or supporting the violence.

    Views

    The emphasis on peaceful coexistence doesn’t mean that the Soviet Union accepted a static world with clear lines. Socialism is inevitable and the "correlations of forces" were moving towards socialism.

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    Born 1894
    Died 1977
    (aged 83)
    Nationality

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