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Fascinating facts about John Logie Baird inventor of a mechanical television in 1925.

John Logie Baird
 
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John Logie Baird is the Scottish inventor who obtained the world's first real television picture in his laboratory in October, 1925, and demonstrated it to the British public on January 26, 1926. The image obtained was a small 30-line vertically-scanned red and black image, but it was television Source: British Broadcasting Company
Inventor: John Logie Baird
John Logie Baird portrait courtesy IEEE History Center
Criteria: First to invent.
Birth: August 13, 1888 in Helensburgh, Argyll, Scotland.
Death: June 14, 1946 in Bexhill-on-Sea, Sussex, England
Nationality: Scottish

 

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