Alexander Stepanovich Popov

Alexander Stepanovich Popov

Birth
Sverdlovsk Oblast, Russia
Death 13 Jan 1906 (aged 46)
Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg Federal City, Russia
Burial Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg Federal City, Russia
Memorial ID 12448492 · View Source
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Scientist. Guglielmo Marconi became known as the inventor of the radio around the world, but it was Popov who on May 7, 1895, in a lecture before the Russian Physicist Society of St. Petersburg, stated he had transmitted and received signals at an intervening distance of 6 hundred yards. Marconi, using equipment very similar to Popov's, successfully transmitted and received signals within the limits of his father's estate at Bologna, Italy. Popov's radio system earned him a Grand Gold Medal for research at the Paris International Exposition of 1900.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alexander Stepanovich Popov (16 Mar 1859–13 Jan 1906), Find a Grave Memorial no. 12448492, citing Literatorskie Mostki, Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg Federal City, Russia ; Maintained by Find A Grave .