John Logie Baird was born into the world inside of Helensburgh, England on August 13, 1888. He is the son of John Baird and Jessie Morrison and he has 2 sisters and on brother; James, Annie, and Jean Baird. He attended Larchfield Academy, the West of Scotland Technical College and the University of Glasgow around the time of the beginning of the Civil War. His religion was a Calvinist, which is closely related to the Christianity religion. His was a quiet businessman who enjoyed the fine arts of technology, engineering, and read many motor related magazines.
In one of his particular magazine articles he saw the real study of 'television’ in Paul Nipkow’s eyes. Nipkow actually created the primitive television which he referred it as Elektrisches Teleskop. He transmitted a picture through a long, well-thought-out, and easily built television device. Although, it may seem like a quick 5 minutes of fame thing, but it actually had little to no success. Even though the technology in that time was very little Baird thought that he could do with what he had. If Nipkow could do it why couldn’t he? He soon learned that it wasn’t as easy as pie. He would go through years of technical tests, and many difficulties before his invention would be a success.
He spent his days mostly in a small business. He...
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... of the television screen even more around the time Hitler was taking over Europe. After getting out of a jealous relationship with BBC, he wanted to be better than everyone again. He quickly noticed how much success he had alone and how much he can accomplish. This was probably in the middle of his very busy life; once he settled down to have a family. He married Margaret Albu and has had 2 children. His children are Diana and Malcolm Baird.
Time past and Baird John managed to finish all of his missions. Although age finally caught up with Baird and he realized he couldn’t do all of the things he used to be able to do. Illnesses were more attracted to him and he just didn’t have the energy he always had before. He eventually retired from his work. Baird past in June 14, 1946 from a stroke. He is buried at the Helensburgh Cemetery in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland.
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