Valerian Abakovsky

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Birthday
5, 1895
Birthplace
Latvia
Death Date
Jul 24, 1921 (25)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
5, 1895
Birthplace
Latvia
Death Date
Jul 24, 1921 (25)

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Latvian inventor best known for creating the Aerowagon, a high-speed railcar fitted with an aircraft engine.

Before Fame

He worked as a chauffeur for the Tambov Cheka prior to realizing his entrepreneurial ambitions.

Trivia

He was killed when the Aerowagon he was in derailed and crashed.

Family Life

He died unmarried.

Associated With

He and Lloyd Groff were both successful inventors.

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