Georgi Ivanov

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Birthday
2, 1940
Birthplace
Bulgaria
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
2, 1940 (age 78)
Birthplace
Bulgaria

About

The first Bulgarian cosmonaut; he flew one mission, which was cut short after one day.

Before Fame

His original surname was Kakalov, but he changed it upon entering the Intercosmos program because it had negative connotations in Russian.

Trivia

His mission was the fourth mission under the Intercosmos program, which gave access to space missions to nations friendly with the Soviet Union.

Family Life

He had one child with his first wife and one child with his second wife.

Associated With

He was born in Bulgaria, like actress Nina Dobrev.