Entry details

Date 1956
Age 22
Event

Gagarin met Valentina Goryachev

Place

Location Orenburg
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Notes

Gagarin met his future wife at a dance, put on by the Orenburg base. Valentina was a medical technician on the base.
Valya was one year younger than Gagarin.
Valya's Parents: Ivan Goryachev (chef) and Varvara Semyonova - lived<

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Source

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