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Currently, Valentin Gapontsev is 82 years, 1 months and 28 days old. Valentin Gapontsev will celebrate 83rd birthday on a Wednesday 23rd of February 2022. Below we countdown to Valentin Gapontsev upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||Valentin Gapontsev|
|Age||81 years old|
|Born||February 23, 1939 (Worcester, Massachusetts, Russia)|
|Town/City||Worcester, Massachusetts, Russia|
Valentin Gapontsev was born in the Year of the Rabbit. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rabbit enjoy being surrounded by family and friends. They’re popular, compassionate, sincere, and they like to avoid conflict and are sometimes seen as pushovers. Rabbits enjoy home and entertaining at home. Compatible with Goat or Pig.
Valentin Gapontsev was born in Moscow, early in the Second World War, the son of an artillery captain. The family moved to Lvov in 1946, and he spent the next 20 years there. He was educated at Lviv Polytechnic National University and Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology.
In 2011, Gapontsev received the Russian Federation National Award in Science and Technology.