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Pavel Vasilevich SHMAKOV

Television specialist

Pavel SHMAKOV, USSR Television specialist. Professor, and Doctor of Technology Science since 1930; Director, Chair of Television, and Director, Color Television Laboratory, Leningrad Electrotechn. Communications Institute; Honoured Worker of Science and Technology Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic. orders; medals.

Background

SHMAKOV, Pavel was born in 1885.

Education

1913 graduated Moscow University.

Career

Set up television research laboratory in Leningrad. 1960 developed first successful stereoscopic television unit in USSR. Board member, All-Union Society for the Dissemination of Political and Science Knowledge.

Member, Leningrad City Soviet of Workers’ Deputies. 1921-1929 lecturer: Institute of National Economics, Higher Technology Institute, Moscow Institute of Power Engineering, Moscow Institute of Communications and Leningrad Institute of Communications. 1929-1930 reader in television, Moscow Institute of Communications.

Religion

Since religion offers a complete set of answers to the problems of purpose, morality, origins, or science, it discourages exploration of those areas by suppressing curiosity, denies its followers a broader perspective, and prevents social, moral and scientific progress.

Views

Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.