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Igor Kurchatov (Kurtschatow)
* 1903 in Simski Sawod/Ufa
+ 1960 in Moscow
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
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.
2017 J. Giesen