John Logie Baird

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Birthday
14, 1888
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Jun 14, 1946 (57)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
14, 1888
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Jun 14, 1946 (57)

About

Groundbreaking inventor of the first television technology. He showed the world the first wirelessly transferred image.

Before Fame

He played with wireless picture transmission in his youth, but tried to make a career in more established fields.

Trivia

He was the first to introduce ideas like color television, large screens, and sports broadcasting. However, they all lingered for lack of financing.

Family Life

He married wife Margaret Albu in 1931, and they had two children.

Associated With

His inventions were first brought to the marketplace by Guglielmo Marconi's company and others.