Gurevich  Michail  Josifovich

  (graduated from KPI in  1925)

Гуревич Михаил Иосифович

The outstanding aviaconstructor. Hero of Socialist Labour, the Lenin Prize laureate, five the USSR State Prizes laureate, holder of four Orders of Lenin, doctor of technical sciences. 

In 1940 at Mikoyan and Gurevich Construction Bureau the MIG-1 fighter   had been created, and after that the Mig-2 fighter, which surpassed all foreign analogues of that time in the speed and fighting characteristics. And the MIG-15 fighter, which had got the baptism of fire in Korean war, brought the world glory to both constructors.

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