Vladimir K. Zworykin
engineer, physicist, inventor
Владимир Зворыкин
Владимир Зворыкин
Vladimir Kosmich Zworykin (Russian: Владимир Козьмич Зворыкин, Vladimir Koz'mich Zvorykin; July 29 [O.S. July 17] 1888 – July 29, 1982) was a Russian-American inventor, engineer, and pioneer of television technology. Zworykin invented a television transmitting and receiving system employing cathode ray tubes. He played a role in the practical development of television from the early thirties, including charge storage-type tubes, infrared image tubes and the electron microscope.
Place of birth:Murom
Date of birth:29 July 1888
Date of death:29 July 1982