DEAD: Vladimir K. Zworykin

DEAD: ON THIS DATE

Vladimir K. Zworykin (aged 94)
Russian engineer

Vladimir Kosmich Zworykin (July 17 1888 – July 29, 1982) was an 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.

DEATH: Zworykin died on his 94th birthday, July 29, 1982, in Princeton, New Jersey. His wife Katherine died on February 18, 1985.

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