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Born: January 27, 1900

Died: 1986 (aged 85)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Soldier

Bio: Hyman George Rickover was a four-star admiral of the United States Navy who directed the original development of naval nuclear propulsion and controlled its operations for three decades as director of Naval Reactors. In addition, he oversaw the development of the Shippingport Atomic Power Station, the world's first commercial pressurized water reactor used for generating electricity.

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