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Vladimir Zworykin

AKA Vladimir Kozma Zworykin

Born: 30-Jul-1889
Birthplace: Murom, Russia
Died: 29-Jul-1982
Location of death: Princeton, NJ
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Inventor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Patented color televison

Military service: Russian Army (Signal Corps, WWI)

Father: (merchant)
Wife: Tatiana Vasilieff (m. 1916)
Wife: Katherine Polevitsky (m. 1951)

    University: Engineering, St. Petersburg Institute of Technology (1912)
    University: Collège de France
    University: PhD, University of Pittsburgh (1926)
    Administrator: Director, Medical Electronics Center, Rockefeller University (1954-62)

    RCA VP (1947-54)
    RCA (1929-47)
    Westinghouse Researcher
    Rumford Prize 1941
    French Legion of Honor 1948
    IEEE Medal of Honor 1951
    IEEE Edison Medal 1952
    National Medal of Science 1967
    Naturalized US Citizen 1924
    National Academy of Engineering
    Russian Ancestry

Author of books:
Photocells and Their Application (1931)
Television: The Electronics of Image Transmission (1941)
Electron Optics and the Electron Microscope (1945)
Photoelectricity and Its Applications (1949)
Television in Science and Industry (1958)


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