Philo Farnsworth bio

Birth Name: Philo Farnsworth

Occupation: Engineer

Place Of Birth: UT

Date Of Birth: August19, 1906

Date Of Death: March 11, 1971

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Philo Farnsworth was born on the 19th of August, 1906. He was known for being a Engineer. Electrical engineer who created several key components that made the first televisions possible. His firm, the Farnsworth Television and Radio Corporation, produced his electronic television system commercially from 1938 to 195.

Philo Farnsworth was born in UT. An avid reader of Popular Science magazine in his youth, he managed by his teenage years to wire the family’s house for electricity. He achieved his first television transmission at the age of 21, but the images were too bright and too hot, and he spent the next few years refining his process.

Philo Farnsworth was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Philo Farnsworth was born in 1900s. Discover what happened on this day.

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

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Philo Farnsworth was born in the Year of the Horse.

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REAL NAME:Philo Farnsworth
DEATH DAY:Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Philo Farnsworth 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: Philo Farnsworth was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Philo Farnsworth 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.

Philo Farnsworth’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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