Paul Gottlieb Nipkow

Paul Gottlieb Nipkow bio

Birth Name: Paul Gottlieb Nipkow

Occupation: Entrepreneur

Place Of Birth: Poland

Date Of Birth: August 22, 1860

Date Of Death: August 24, 1940

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: German

Paul Gottlieb Nipkow was born on the 22nd of August, 1860. He was famous for being a Entrepreneur. Best remembered for inventing a TV transmission device known as the Nipkow disk, this Prussian-born inventor ushered in the modern entertainment era.

Paul Gottlieb Nipkow was born in Poland. In his early years, he studied various sub-fields of physics under the prominent scientists Adolf Slaby and Hermann von Helmholtz. Berlin’s first public television station, Fernsehsender Paul Nipkow, was named in Nipkow’s honor.

Paul Gottlieb Nipkow was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Paul Gottlieb Nipkow was born in 1860s.

Paul Gottlieb Nipkow is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Paul Gottlieb Nipkow’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Paul Gottlieb Nipkow’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Paul Gottlieb Nipkow kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

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Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Paul Gottlieb Nipkow
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Paul Gottlieb Nipkow was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Paul Gottlieb Nipkow was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: Paul Gottlieb Nipkow had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Paul Gottlieb Nipkow’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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