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Boris Lvovich Rosing (1869-1933), Russian inventor. Rosing invented a television system that combined an electromechanical camera mechanism with a cathode ray tube (CRT). Rosing's work built on the earlier work of Nipkow. Rosing patented his inventions in Germany in 1907 and 1911. In 1931, Rosing was exiled by Stalin to the Archangel region in Russia's Far North, where he died two years later. Photograph created in 1929.
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