A great gunman Nikhail Kalashnikov died in Monday.
Mikhail Timofeevich Kalashnikov is a promonenet product engineer of small arms in USSR and Russia, Doctor of Engineering Science(1971), general lieutenant (1999).
He was born October, 10, 1919 in a village Kuriya of Altai region. He is a hero of Russian Federation, St. Andrew`s companion, twice hero of socialist labour , Lenin and Stalin Prize prize winner, a member of Russian Writers Union. He was a member of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union since 1952 , deputy of the Supreme soveit of the Union (1950-1958, 1966-1989).
He is the only man who was honored Hero of Russia and twice Hero of socialist labour. He became famous after creating the Kalashnikov gun...