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date: 23 August 2019

Zworykin, Vladimir Kosmalocked

(30 July 1889–29 July 1982)
  • Roger A. Schuppert

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Zworykin, Vladimir Kosma (30 July 1889–29 July 1982), scientist and television pioneer, was born in Murom, Russia, the son of Kosma A. Zworykin, a wealthy businessman, and Elaine Zworykin, a distant cousin of her husband. As a child, Zworykin spent his summers horseback riding, hunting, and spending time in his favorite hiding places along the banks of the Oka River, but when it came time for school he enrolled in the local Gymnasium and ...

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