in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Nuclear Power and Engineering. 2339 words.
Rickover, Hyman George (27 January 1900–08 July 1986), nuclear engineer and naval officer, was born in Makow, Russian Poland, the son of Abraham Rickover, a tailor, and Rachel Unger....