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Igor Kurchatov (Kurtschatow)

* 1903 in Simski Sawod/Ufa
+ 1960 in Moscow


Igor Kurchatov

Kurchatov  was a Soviet nuclear physicist who is widely known as the director of the Soviet atomic bomb project.
Along with Georgy Flyorov and Andrei Sakharov, Kurchatov is widely remembered
and dubbed as the "father of the Soviet atomic bomb" and later,
"the father of the Soviet Nuclear Missile" for his directorial role in the development of the Soviet nuclear program.

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