Mikhail Koshkin

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Birthday
3, 1898
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Sep 26, 1940 (41)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
3, 1898
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Sep 26, 1940 (41)

About

Russian engineer who designed what became the famed T-34 tank.

Before Fame

He started out as a candy maker before studying engineering.

Trivia

His T-34 models were arguably the best tanks of WWII after the Tiger tank.

Family Life

His father died in a timber cutting accident when Mikhail was seven.

Associated With

In WWII his T-34s battled German Tiger tanks designed by Ferdinand Porsche, who later started his eponymous car line.

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