Yuri Gagarin

Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin Full Name: Yuri Gagarin
Nationality: Russian

Profession: Cosmonaut
Why Famous: The first human to go into outer space.

Born: March 9, 1934
Star Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Klushino, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union

Died: March 27, 1968 (aged 34)
Cause of Death: Air crash in a MiG-15

Married Life

  • 1957-11-07 Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin (23) weds Valentina Ivanovna Goryacheva

Historical Events in the Life of Yuri Gagarin

  • 1961-04-12 Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin becomes the first person to orbit Earth (Vostok 1)

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