Mikhail Kalashnikov Rank
About Mikhail Kalashnikov
Mikhail Kalashnikov changed the firearms industry in a way that he probably never envisaged. He served in the Red Army of the Soviet Union and while recovering from his wounds sustained during the Battle of Bryansk, he overhead complaints from his fellow soldiers concerning their rifles. This is what motivated him to develop the famous AK-47 gun, completed in 1947.
Kalashnikov later developed other famous rifles such as the AKM, AK-74, RPK light machine gun and the PK machine gun.
He was born to Timofey Kalashnikov and Aleksandra Kaverina. He had four children with his second wife Ekaterina Moiseyeva. He had previously been married to Ekaterina Astakhova.
His awards include the USSR State Prize, Lenin Prize, Order of St. Andrew and Hero of Socialist Labour.
He died from gastric haemorrhage on 23 December 2013.
Mikhail Kalashnikov Rank
Famous quotes by Mikhail Kalashnikov
I tried a dozen different modifications that were rejected. But they all served as a path to the final design.Mikhail Kalashnikov
I'm proud of my invention, but I'm sad that it is used by terrorists.Mikhail Kalashnikov
F.A.Q. about Mikhail Kalashnikov
When is his birthday?
Mikhail Kalashnikov's birthday is on November 10, 1919.
In how many days is his birthday?
Mikhail's birthday is in 16 days
How old was Mikhail when he died?
He was 94 years old.
When did he die?
He died in December 23, 2013.
How old would he be today?
Mikhail Kalashnikov would be 101 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Mikhail from?
He was born in Kuriya, Altai Krai, RSFSR.
Mikhail Kalashnikov's Popularity
Mikhail Kalashnikov was a famous Russian general and inventor of the AK-47, who was born on November 10, 1919. As a person born on this date, Mikhail Kalashnikov is listed in our database as the 82nd most popular celebrity for the day (November 10) and the 67th most popular for the year (1919).
People born on November 10 fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion. Mikhail Kalashnikov is the 2506th most popular Scorpio.
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