Nadia Russo

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Nadia Russo
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Born Nadejda Brjozovska
(1901-06-17)17 June 1901
Tver, Russia
Died 22 January 1988(1988-01-22) (aged 86)
Bucharest, Romania
Nationality Romanian
Ethnicity Russian
Known for Aviator
Spouse(s) Alexandru Russo
Gheorghe Bossie[1]
Parent(s) Evgheni Brjozovski

Nadia (Nadejda) Russo-Bossie (17 June 1901 – 22 January 1988) was a pioneering Romanian aviator.


Born in Tver, Nadia Russo, from Chişinău, in 1936, was one of the first Romanian women to obtain a flying license. In 1937, she obtained a Bücker Bü 131. Half of the purchase price was paid for by the Romanian Ministry of Air and the other half by public subscription in Chişinău. She died in Bucharest in 1988.



  1. Turturică, Sorin (2013). Aviatoarele României – Din înaltul cerului în beciurile Securității (in română). București: Editura Militară. p. 163. ISBN 978-973-32-0919-5.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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