Born in "The Lodge" in Helensburgh, near Glasgow. Inventor of mechanical television. Picture of him demonstrating a prototype at Selfridges, 1925. Died in Bexhill-on-Sea, Sussex.
Person | Male Born 14/8/1888 Died 14/6/1946
John Logie Baird
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John Logie Baird
John Logie Baird and TV demonstration
In 1926 in this house John Logie Baird, 1888 - 1946, first demonstrated telev...
John Logie Baird - IEEE
From The Register: "On the afternoon of 26 January 2017 – exactly 91 years to...
John Logie Baird - N10
John Logie Baird John (Logie) Baird, the inventor of the first television, wa...
John Logie Baird NW9 - Plaque
Our picture of the plaque is taken from the NW9 section of the excellent and ...
John Logie Baird NW9 - Stone
The stone was erected on the base of one of Baird's television masts. Our pic...
A. W. Hofmann
August Wilhelm von Hofmann was born on 8 April 1818 in Giessen, Grand Duchy of Hesse, now known as Germany. Our picture source and his Wikipedia page give a full biography of his life. In 1854 Ho...
From the picture source website: "... conceived on 12 January 1820 when 14 gentlemen sat down to dinner at the Freemason's Tavern, in Lincoln's Inn Fields .... the new Society was born on 10 March ...
Alexander R. Stokes
Worked on DNA X-ray diffraction studies 1953 at King's College London with Franklin, Gosling, Wilkins and Wilson. Born Macclesfield.
Natural philosopher, writer, revolutionary politician and inventor. Born Boston Massachusetts. Spent 1724-1726 in London working in the printing business and wrote a pamphlet. A keen swimmer, he o...
Person, Politics & Administration, Science, Seriously Famous, USA
George Hornidge Porter, Lord Porter of Luddenham
Born Yorkshire. 1967 Nobel Laureate for his work on photosynthesis relating to the potential use of hydrogen to supply energy.