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Fedor Vasil’evich Tokarev

Weaponry designer

Fedor Tokarev, USSR Weaponry designer.

Background

Tokarev, Fedor was born in 1871.

Education

Educated at a Cossack officers’ school, 1900.

Career

After the October Revolution 1917, worked at the Tula Armaments Factory. In the 1920s and 1930s, designed a number of automatic rifles, machine guns and pistols (the MT, TT, and SVT). Joined the Bolshevik Party, 1940.