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John Logie Baird

Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945).

(1888–1946) British inventor

Baird, who was born in Helensburgh, Scotland, studied electrical engineering at the Royal Technical College in Glasgow and then went to Glasgow...

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Baird, John Logie (1888–1946), television engineer

R. W. Burns.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television. 1316 words.

Baird, John Logie (1888–1946), television engineer, was born on 13 August 1888 at The Lodge, West Argyle Street, Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, the youngest of the four children of...

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John Logie Baird

Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945).

(1888–1946) British inventor

Baird, who was born in Helensburgh, Scotland, studied electrical engineering at the Royal Technical College in Glasgow and then went to Glasgow...

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Baird, John Logie

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 79 words.

(1888–1946). Television inventor.

Baird came from Helensburgh (Dumbartonshire) and studied electrical engineering at Glasgow University. In poor health, he moved to Hastings in ...

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Baird, John Logie

Edited by Market House Books.

in A Dictionary of Scientists

January 1999; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Biographical Studies. 200 words.

(1888–1946) British inventor

Baird, who was born in Helensburgh, Scotland, studied electrical engineering at the Royal Technical College in Glasgow and then went to Glasgow...

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Baird, John Logie

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 203 words.

Born 13 Aug. 1888; father, Minister of the West Parish Church, Helensburgh, Scotland; m 1931, Margaret Albu; one s one d; died 14 June 1946...

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Baird, John Logie (1888–1946)

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 78 words.

(1888–1946).

Television inventor. Baird came from Helensburgh (Dumbartonshire) and studied electrical engineering at Glasgow University. In poor

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Baird, John Logie (1888–1946)

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Physics

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 67 words.

who in 1925 became the first person to succeed in televising an image. In 1926 he gave the first demonstration of television at the Royal Institution, London. He then extended the distances...

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Baird, John Logie (1888–1946)

Edited by Jonathan Law and Richard Rennie.

in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 67 words.

who in 1925 became the first person to succeed in televising an image. In 1926 he gave the first demonstration

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Baird, John Logie (1888–1946)

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 7 words.

(1888–1946)

British inventor.

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Baird, John Logie (1888–1946)

J. A. Cannon.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 154 words.

(1888–1946).

Television inventor. Baird came from Helensburgh (Dumbartonshire) and studied electrical engineering at Glasgow University. In poor health,

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Baird, John Logie (1888–1946)

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 155 words.

Television inventor. Baird came from Helensburgh (Dumbartonshire) and studied electrical engineering at Glasgow University. In poor health, he moved to

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Baird, John Logie (1888–1946)

Edited by Market House Books.

in Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

January 1999; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); Biographical Studies. 382 words.

British electrical engineer, a pioneer in the development of television.

Born in Helensburgh, Scotland, the son of a clergyman, Baird...

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Baird, John Logie (1888–1946)

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 79 words.

inventor of television. In 1926 he demonstrated the first working television to members of the Royal Institution, London. In

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television

Julia Cresswell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 106 words.

[E20th]

Television was first demonstrated in 1926 by the Scottish inventor John Logie Baird, but the word was thought

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The New World of Television

Asa Briggs.

in The History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom: Volume II: The Golden Age of Wireless

March 1995; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 41779 words.

The chapter provides a brief history of television and its growth in its earliest phases. Television Limited was formed in June 1925 before the BBC. John Logie Baird was its first sponsor....

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high-definition television

Overview page. Subjects: Media Studies — Computing.

Television with more TV lines and therefore a higher resolution than standard definition systems. The system took off in the late 1990s with the rise of digital transmission, LCD and plasma...

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