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Anatoly Berezovoy
Березовой Анатолий Николаевич.jpg
Born (1942-04-11)11 April 1942
Died 20 September 2014(2014-09-20) (aged 72)
Moscow, Russia
Nationality Soviet
Occupation Pilot
Awards Hero of the Soviet Union
Space career
Rank Colonel, Soviet Air Force
Time in space
211 days 09 hours 04 minutes
Selection Air Force Group 5
Total EVAs
Total EVA time
2 hours 33 minutes
Missions Soyuz T-5 \Soyuz T-7

Anatoly Nikolayevich Berezovoy (Russian: Анатолий Николаевич Березовой, 11 March 1942 – 20 September 2014) was a Soviet cosmonaut.

Berezovoy was born in Enem, Adyghe Autonomous Oblast, Russian SFSR in a Ukrainian family. He had two children.

On 27 April 1970 he was selected as a cosmonaut and flew as Commander on Soyuz T-5. He retired on 31 October 1992 due to medical reasons after injuries he received as a victim of an armed robbery. From 1992 to 1999, he was a Deputy President Russian Space Federation.

Berezovoy died on September 20, 2014 in Moscow, Russia, aged 72.

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