Born September 11, 1935 in a. Top Zhilino Kosikhino District of the Altai Territory in the teacher's family, Russian.
Graduated from Military Pilot School, Air Force Academy General Staff of the USSR. K. E. Voroshilov. Colonel-General Aviation. Candidate of Military Sciences. Academician of space. K. E. Tsiolkovsky.
. Since 1957 - pilot fighter aviation regiment of the Leningrad military district.
. 6 - 7 August 1961 made the first long-term space flight, fly around the Earth on board the satellite Vostok-2 "over 17 times (second space flight after the Soviet citizen Yuri Gagarin).
. From 1976 to 1991 he worked in the Ministry of Defense of the USSR.
. In 1991 - 92 - first deputy chief of space parts of the USSR Ministry of Defense
. Since 1992 - president Kosmoflota.
. Member of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR 6 th and 7-th convocation.
. Chairman of the Central Board of the Soviet-Vietnamese Friendship (1966 - 91).
. 14 May 1995 was elected to the State Duma of the first convocation.
. 17 December 1995 was elected to the State Duma of the second convocation.
. In the 1996 presidential election was a confidant of Gennady Zyuganov in the Moscow region.
. 19 December 1999 was elected to the State Duma of the third convocation.
. Hero of the Soviet Union, Soviet cosmonaut.
. He has state awards.
. Author of books "Seventeen Space Dawn," "The first cosmonaut of the planet," "My Blue Planet," "The stellar and terrestrial orbits.
. Has two daughters.
. Died Sept. 20, 2000.
- Photo G. S. Titova in his younger years.