Fyodor Pirotsky

Inventor

1845 – 1898

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Who was Fyodor Pirotsky?

Fyodor Apollonovich Pirotsky was a Ukrainian-born Russian engineer and inventor of the world's first railway electrification system and electric tram. While the commercialization of his inventions in Russia was relatively slow, Pirotsky is known to met with Carl Heinrich von Siemens and to influence the Siemens's eventual introduction of the first regular electric tram line.

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Born
Feb 17, 1845
Lokhvytsia
Nationality
  • Russia
Profession
Died
Feb 28, 1898

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on July 23, 2013

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