Vladimir Zworykin

Inventor Vladimir Zworykin

Profession: Inventor

Nationality:
Russia
Russian

Why Famous: A foremost figure in the history of television, Zworykin invented the cathode ray tube system, which we know as CRT television.

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.

Born: July 29, 1888
Birthplace: Murom, Russian Empire
Star Sign: Leo

Died: July 29, 1982 (aged 93)
Cause of Death: Natural causes

Events in the Life of Vladimir Zworykin

  • 1928-11-30 Vladimir K. Zworykin receives patent on Iconoscope TV system

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