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Russian Inventors - Inventions from Russia

Russian inventors and the history of famous inventions originating from Russia.

Nikolai Benardos
Benardos is considered the co-inventor of modern welding apparatus.

Samuel Born
Born an immigrant from Russia invented a lollipop making machine.

Sergei Pavlovich Korolev (1907 - 1966)
Rocket engineer and designer, "Father of the space program.

Dmitri Mendeleev
Mendeleev has been credited with the invention of the periodic table.

Igor Ivanovich Sikorsky (1889 - 1972)
Helicopter and aircraft designer.

Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky (1857 - 1935)
Rocket scientist and pioneer of astronautics.

Vladimir Kosma Zworykin (1899 - 1982)
Physicist and electrical engineer - invented the cathode-ray tube called the kinescope in 1929, a tube needed for television transmission. Zworykin also invented the iconoscope, an early television camera.

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