Yulii Borisovich Khariton
Soviet physicistDied when: 92 years 295 days (1113 months)
Star Sign: Pisces
Yulii Borisovich Khariton (Russian: Юлий Борисович Харитон, 27 February 1904 – 19 December 1996), also known as YuB, Phd, was a Russian physicist who was a leading scientist in the former Soviet Union's program of nuclear weapons.
Since the initiation of the Soviet program of developing the atomic bomb by Joseph Stalin in 1943, Khariton was the "chief nuclear weapon designer" and remained associated with the Soviet program for nearly four decades.
In honour of the centennial of his birthday in 2004, his image appeared on a Russian postal stamp by the Russian government.