Mihajlo Pupin

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Birthday
9, 1858
Birthplace
Serbia
Death Date
Mar 12, 1935 (76)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
9, 1858
Birthplace
Serbia
Death Date
Mar 12, 1935 (76)

About

Serbian physicist who was a founding member of National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, an early incarnation of NASA. His inventions allowed for long-distance telephone communication for the first time.

Before Fame

He moved to America when he was twenty, after his father died.

Trivia

His autobiography, Immigrant to Inventor, won the Pulitzer Prize in 1924.

Family Life

He had a daughter with his wife Sarah Catharine Jackson, who he married in 1888.

Associated With

He helped Woodrow Wilson in the negotiations on the borders of Yugoslavia after World War I.