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 Mikhail Timofeyevich Kalashnikov

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Mikhail Timofeyevich Kalashnikov Famous memorial

Birth
Altai Krai, Russia
Death
23 Dec 2013 (aged 94)
Izhevsk, Udmurtia Republic, Russia
Burial
Mytischi, Moscow Oblast, Russia
Memorial ID
122067620 View Source

Russian Army General, Weapons Inventor. He invited and developed the AK-47 assault rifle, the most widespread and popular small arms weapon in history, with over 100 million made since it was perfected in 1947. A soldier in a Soviet Union tank regiment during World War II, his ideas for a new assault rifle came about while convalescing after being wounded in battle in 1942. The ideas came to fruition 5 years later with the "Avtomat Kalashnikova model 1947". He rose to the rank of General in the post-World War II Soviet Red Army.

Russian Army General, Weapons Inventor. He invited and developed the AK-47 assault rifle, the most widespread and popular small arms weapon in history, with over 100 million made since it was perfected in 1947. A soldier in a Soviet Union tank regiment during World War II, his ideas for a new assault rifle came about while convalescing after being wounded in battle in 1942. The ideas came to fruition 5 years later with the "Avtomat Kalashnikova model 1947". He rose to the rank of General in the post-World War II Soviet Red Army.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: R.C.
  • Added: 23 Dec 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 122067620
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/122067620/mikhail-timofeyevich-kalashnikov: accessed ), memorial page for Mikhail Timofeyevich Kalashnikov (10 Nov 1919–23 Dec 2013), Find a Grave Memorial ID 122067620, citing Federal Military Memorial Cemetery, Mytischi, Moscow Oblast, Russia; Maintained by Find a Grave .