12/07/2024
Norwich, GB 17 C
Researching and reporting on the lives of some really interesting people (RIP)

VALERY RYUMIN, aged 82

Initially a rocket engineer he became a cosmonaut, spending a record amount of time in space and being the oldest man in space. He also appeared at the Olympics

ESTEBAN VOLKOV, aged 97

Persecuted from a young age, he had a famous revolutionary grandfather and witnessed one of the most notorious political assassinations of the 20th century.

MAGDA SALEH, aged 79

After being trained with the Bolshoi ballet she became Egypt’s prima ballerina and first decorated woman. She became a doctor, teacher and artistic director.