Mihajlo Pupin (Michael Idvorsky Pupin)

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Mihajlo (Michael) Idvorski Pupin

Russian: Михајло Идворски Пупин
Also Known As: "Mihajlo Idvorski Pupin", "Михајло Идворски Пупин"
Birthplace: Идвор, Јужнобанатски о., Војводина, Serbia
Death: Died in New York, New York, New York, United States
Cause of death: Kidney Failure
Place of Burial: Bronx, Bronx, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Konstantin Pupin and Alimpijada Milovanov Pupin
Husband of Sarah Catharine Agate Pupin
Father of Barbara Pupin Smith

Occupation: scientist
Managed by: Martin Severin Eriksen
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About Mihajlo Pupin (Michael Idvorsky Pupin)


Mihajlo Idvorski Pupin, Ph.D, LL.D. (Serbian Cyrillic: Михајло Идворски Пупин; 9 October 1858 – 12 March 1935), also known as Michael I. Pupin, was a Serbian-American physicist and physical chemist. Pupin is best known for his numerous patents, including a means of greatly extending the range of long-distance telephone communication by placing loading coils (of wire) at predetermined intervals along the transmitting wire (known as "pupinization"). Pupin was a founding member of National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) on March 3, 1915, which later became NASA.

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Mihajlo Pupin (Michael Idvorsky Pupin)'s Timeline

October 4, 1858
Идвор, Јужнобанатски о., Војводина, Serbia
Age 30
Yonkers, Westchester County, New York, United States
March 12, 1935
Age 76
New York, New York, New York, United States
Bronx, Bronx, New York, United States