Pavel Soloviev

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Dr. Pavel Aleksandrovich Soloviev (Russian: Па́вел Алекса́ндрович Соловьёв) (June 26, 1917 – October 13, 1996) was a Russian engineer born in Alekino in Kineshemsky District of Ivanovo Oblast. He specialised in the design of aircraft engines.

Following the evacuation of the Rybinsk Aviation Institute in 1940, he went to work in Perm, where in 1953 he was made the head of his own design bureau - OKB-19 (now part of Aviadvigatel).

His many awards and decorations included the Lenin Prize (1978), the USSR State Prize (1968), the title Hero of Socialist Labor (1966), four Orders of Lenin, the Order of the October Revolution, the Order of the Red Banner, the Order of the Red Star and the Medal "For Labour Valour". He was made deputy of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR three times. A street in Perm was named after him, a monument to him was built in Rybinsk.

He died in Perm.

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