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Andrei Sakharov

Dr. Andrei Sakharov, 1989

Today is the centenary of the birth of Andrei Sakharov. The Soviet and Russian nuclear physicist, dissident, Nobel laureate, and activist for disarmament, peace and human rights was born on May 21, in 1921 (d. 1989). There are several celebrations planned for his centenary this year that will include our photographs, we will keep you posted.

See another portrait of Sakharov.