Russian atomic physicist who worked on the hydrogen bomb and other Soviet thermonuclear weapons. An outspoken dissident and critic of the Soviet regime, he earned a Nobel Peace Prize in 1975 for his advocacy of civil liberties and civil reforms within the communist country.
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|FULL NAME:||Andrei Sakharov|
|BIRTH DATE:||May 21, 1921|
|AGE:||99 years old|
Andrei Sakharov is a Physicist. He was not allowed to leave the USSR to claim his Nobel Peace Prize, so his wife went to Oslo, Norway and read his speech at the award ceremony. He took after his grandfather, who advocated for civil rights in Tsarist Russia.
DID YOU KNOW He was sent to internal exile in the city of Gorky, which was off-limits to foreigner, in 1979 after he was arrested for publicly protesting the 1979 Soviet intervention of Afghanistan.
FACT In 1980 he was exiled, but six years later Russian president Mikhail Gorbachev invited him back to live in Moscow.
Currently, Andrei Sakharov is 99 years old. He will celebrate his 100th birthday on a Saturday, May 21st. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Andrei Sakharov’s zodiac sign is Gemini. According to astrologers, Gemini’s life pursuit is to explore a little bit of everything and a secret desire to be ahead of the crowd. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chats with nearly anyone, short trips and dislike being alone, being confined, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly and exchange ideas, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.
Andrei Sakharov was born in the Year of the Rooster. Rooster people are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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