Andrei Sakharov Biography

Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov was a Russian nuclear physicist, Soviet dissident and human rights activist.

He became renowned as the designer of the Soviet Union's Third Idea, a codename for Soviet development of thermonuclear weapons. Sakharov was an advocate of civil liberties and civil reforms in the Soviet Union. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1975. The Sakharov Prize, which is awarded annually by the European Parliament for people and organizations dedicated to human rights and freedoms, is named in his honour. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Andrei Sakharov
Nationality:
Soviet Union
Profession:
Human rights activist, Scientist, Nuclear Physicist
Ethnicity:
Russian
Religion:
Atheism
Date of Birth:
May 21, 1921
Astrological Sign:
Gemini
Date of Death:
December 14, 1989
Age at Death:
68
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