Eliphalet Remington (Died)

Eliphalet Remington
Oct 28, 1793 – Aug 12, 1861

USA

1840 formed E. Remington and Sons
hand-made a flintlock rifle using a firing mechanism bought from a gunsmith

John Thompson (Died)

John Taliaferro Thompson
Dec 31, 1860 – June 21, 1940

USA

  • Thompson submachine gun 1920
  • One of only seven individuals have invented firearms adopted by the United States Military

Christian Sharps (Died)

Christian Sharps
Jan 2, 1810 – March 12, 1874

USA

  • Sharps rifle, 4 barrel derringer 1851
  • 1855 the first commercially successful breech-loading rifle
  • fifteen firearms-related patents

Eugene Reising (Died)

Eugene Reising
Nov 26, 1884 – Feb 21, 1967

USA

  • M50 Reising 1938
  • One of only seven individuals have invented firearms adopted by the United States Military
  • more than 60 firearm patents

Worked with:

  • Harrington & Richardson
  • Mossberg & Sons
  • Marlin
  • Savage
  • Stevens

Sergei Mosin, Died at 52 (1902)

Sergei Ivanovich Mosin
Серге́й Ива́нович Мо́син
April (2 or 14), 1849 – Feb 8, 1902 (52)

Mosin was a weapons designer at Tula who collaborated with Nagant to design the Mosin Nagant rifle

#MosinNagant
#RussianGuns

Christopher Spencer (Died)

Christopher Miner Spencer
June 20, 1833 – Jan 14, 1922

USA

  • Spencer repeating rifle 1860 Colt
  • Spencer Arms Company
  • Roper Repeating Arms Company

Melvin M. Johnson Jr (Died)

Melvin M. Johnson Jr
Aug 9, 1909 – Jan 9, 1965

USA

  • M1941 Johnson rifle 1935
  • One of only seven individuals have invented firearms adopted by the United States Military
  • Marine Corps Reserve in 1933 as a Second Lieutenant
  • completed Harvard Law School in 1934

Worked With:

  • Winchester
  • Armalite

Eliphalet Remington (Died)

Eliphalet Remington
Oct 28, 1793 – Aug 12, 1861

USA

1840 formed E. Remington and Sons
hand-made a flintlock rifle using a firing mechanism bought from a gunsmith

John Thompson (Died)

John Taliaferro Thompson
Dec 31, 1860 – June 21, 1940

USA

  • Thompson submachine gun 1920
  • One of only seven individuals have invented firearms adopted by the United States Military

Christian Sharps (Died)

Christian Sharps
Jan 2, 1810 – March 12, 1874

USA

  • Sharps rifle, 4 barrel derringer 1851
  • 1855 the first commercially successful breech-loading rifle
  • fifteen firearms-related patents

Eugene Reising (Died)

Eugene Reising
Nov 26, 1884 – Feb 21, 1967

USA

  • M50 Reising 1938
  • One of only seven individuals have invented firearms adopted by the United States Military
  • more than 60 firearm patents

Worked with:

  • Harrington & Richardson
  • Mossberg & Sons
  • Marlin
  • Savage
  • Stevens

Sergei Mosin, Died at 52 (1902)

Sergei Ivanovich Mosin
Серге́й Ива́нович Мо́син
April (2 or 14), 1849 – Feb 8, 1902 (52)

Mosin was a weapons designer at Tula who collaborated with Nagant to design the Mosin Nagant rifle

#MosinNagant
#RussianGuns

Christopher Spencer (Died)

Christopher Miner Spencer
June 20, 1833 – Jan 14, 1922

USA

  • Spencer repeating rifle 1860 Colt
  • Spencer Arms Company
  • Roper Repeating Arms Company

Melvin M. Johnson Jr (Died)

Melvin M. Johnson Jr
Aug 9, 1909 – Jan 9, 1965

USA

  • M1941 Johnson rifle 1935
  • One of only seven individuals have invented firearms adopted by the United States Military
  • Marine Corps Reserve in 1933 as a Second Lieutenant
  • completed Harvard Law School in 1934

Worked With:

  • Winchester
  • Armalite

Eliphalet Remington (Died)

Eliphalet Remington
Oct 28, 1793 – Aug 12, 1861

USA

1840 formed E. Remington and Sons
hand-made a flintlock rifle using a firing mechanism bought from a gunsmith

Yevgeny Dragunov (71) Died

Yevgeny Fyodorovich Dragunov (71)
(Евге́ний Фёдорович Драгуно́в)
Born Feb 20, 1920 – Aug 4, 1991

1939 – Began military service
1959 – Dragunov submitted his design for the SVD
1963 – SVD accepted into Soviet military service

Yevgeny Fyodorovich Dragunov Feb 20, 1920 – Aug 4, 1991 #SVD #Dragunov #RussianGuns Not an #AK47 #SniperRifle

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Calamity Jane (51) Died

Calamity Jane
May 1, 1852 – August 1, 1903

American frontierswoman and professional scout and acquaintance of Wild Bill Hickok

#RealGuns
#CowboyGuns
#GunHistory


Thomas Jefferson (83) Died

April 13, 1743 – July 4, 1826
Thomas Jefferson was born

third President of the United States from 1801 to 1809

#ThomasJefferson
#GunChannels #MyFavoriteFounder #WeNeedMoreJeffersons #Monticello


John Thompson (Died)

John Taliaferro Thompson
Dec 31, 1860 – June 21, 1940

USA

  • Thompson submachine gun 1920
  • One of only seven individuals have invented firearms adopted by the United States Military

John Wayne “Duke” (72) Died

John Wayne “Duke”
American film actor, director, and producer.

Born: May 26, 1907
Died: June 11, 1979

Between 1949 and 1973
Wayne was in more than 169 feature length films

#JohnWayne #TheDuke #WesternMovies #Cowboy


Nikolay Makarov (74) Died

Nikolay Fyodorovich Makarov
(Никола́й Фёдорович Мака́ров)
May 22, 1914 – May 13, 1988

Designer of Makarov Pistol

#GunChannels
#GunWebsites #Makarov #CommiePistols
#RussianGuns


Hudson Maxim (74) Died

Hudson Maxim
(February 3, 1853 – May 6, 1927)
Invented Smokeless Gun Powder (in the USA) in 1890

*Brother of the Machine Gun Inventor
**Uncle of the Suppressor Inventor
***No left hand (he blew it off inventing explosives)

#SmokelessPowder
#GunPowder
#Maxim


Roy E. Weatherby (77) Died

Roy E. Weatherby
(September 4, 1910 – April 4, 1988)
age 77
Roy founded Weatherby, Inc. In 1945

@weatherbyinc
#GunChannels
#GunLegends #TalesOfTheGun
#KnowGuns #GunLife #GunHistory


Yisrael Galil (72) Died

Yisrael Galil
Jan 1, 1923 – Mar 9, 1995

Best known for inventing the Galil rifle. He also helped create the Uzi

#GunChannels
#GunHistory
#Galil #AK47
#Uzi



 

Hiram Percy Maxim (66) Died

Hiram Percy Maxim
Sept 2, 1869 – Feb 17, 1936 
age 66

* He was the son of Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim, inventor of the Maxim Machine gun


  • Hiram Percy Maxim patented a suppressor for firearms in 1908 Also invented a muffler for gasoline engines.
  • Maxim created the ARRL in 1914 to pass messages via amateur radio, allowing them to travel farther than any single station’s reach.
  • Maxim founded the Amateur Cinema League in 1926#Suppressor #StopTheNoise #QuietLife #CanLifestyle

Sergei Mosin, Died at 52 (1902)

Sergei Ivanovich Mosin
Серге́й Ива́нович Мо́син
April (2 or 14), 1849 – Feb 8, 1902 (52)

Mosin was a weapons designer at Tula who collaborated with Nagant to design the Mosin Nagant rifle

#MosinNagant
#RussianGuns

Mikhail Kalashnikov (94) Died

Mikhail Timofeyevich Kalashnikov
Михаи́л Тимофе́евич Кала́шников
(November 10, 1919 – December 23, 2013)

Russian general, inventor, military engineer, writer and small arms designer.


R.I.P. Mr K #Kalashnikov #KCA @ak47buyersguide

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Sir Hiram Maxim (76) Died

Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim
(Feb 5, 1840 – Nov 24, 1916)

Invented the Maxim Gun
In 1883: the first recoil-operated machine gun

* Father of Suppressor Inventor
** Brother of Smokeless Gun Powder Inventor
#Maxim #MachineGun
#1stMachineGun


 

Uziel Gal (79) Died

Mr. Uziel Gal
(December 15, 1923 – September 7, 2002)
Uziel Gal (79), the inventor of Israel’s Uzi submachine gun,

Uziel (Uzi) Gal was born on 15 December 1923, as Gothard Glas.
He died in Philadelphia of a long illness

#UZI #Uzi9mm


 

Calamity Jane (51) Died

Calamity Jane
May 1, 1852 – August 1, 1903

American frontierswoman and professional scout and acquaintance of Wild Bill Hickok

#RealGuns
#CowboyGuns
#GunHistory


Thomas Jefferson (83) Died

April 13, 1743 – July 4, 1826
Thomas Jefferson was born

third President of the United States from 1801 to 1809

#ThomasJefferson
#GunChannels #MyFavoriteFounder #WeNeedMoreJeffersons #Monticello


John Wayne “Duke” (72) Died

John Wayne “Duke”
American film actor, director, and producer.

Born: May 26, 1907
Died: June 11, 1979

Between 1949 and 1973
Wayne was in more than 169 feature length films

#JohnWayne #TheDuke #WesternMovies #Cowboy


Nikolay Makarov (74) Died

Nikolay Fyodorovich Makarov
(Никола́й Фёдорович Мака́ров)
May 22, 1914 – May 13, 1988

Designer of Makarov Pistol

#GunChannels
#GunWebsites #Makarov #CommiePistols
#RussianGuns


Hudson Maxim (74) Died

Hudson Maxim
(February 3, 1853 – May 6, 1927)
Invented Smokeless Gun Powder (in the USA) in 1890

*Brother of the Machine Gun Inventor
**Uncle of the Suppressor Inventor
***No left hand (he blew it off inventing explosives)

#SmokelessPowder
#GunPowder
#Maxim


Roy E. Weatherby (77) Died

Roy E. Weatherby
(September 4, 1910 – April 4, 1988)
age 77
Roy founded Weatherby, Inc. In 1945

@weatherbyinc
#GunChannels
#GunLegends #TalesOfTheGun
#KnowGuns #GunLife #GunHistory


Yisrael Galil (72) Died

Yisrael Galil
Jan 1, 1923 – Mar 9, 1995

Best known for inventing the Galil rifle. He also helped create the Uzi

#GunChannels
#GunHistory
#Galil #AK47
#Uzi



 

Hiram Percy Maxim (66) Died

Hiram Percy Maxim
Sept 2, 1869 – Feb 17, 1936 
age 66

* He was the son of Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim, inventor of the Maxim Machine gun


  • Hiram Percy Maxim patented a suppressor for firearms in 1908 Also invented a muffler for gasoline engines.
  • Maxim created the ARRL in 1914 to pass messages via amateur radio, allowing them to travel farther than any single station’s reach.
  • Maxim founded the Amateur Cinema League in 1926#Suppressor #StopTheNoise #QuietLife #CanLifestyle

Sergei Mosin, Died at 52 (1902)

Sergei Ivanovich Mosin
Серге́й Ива́нович Мо́син
April (2 or 14), 1849 – Feb 8, 1902 (52)

Mosin was a weapons designer at Tula who collaborated with Nagant to design the Mosin Nagant rifle

#MosinNagant
#RussianGuns

Mikhail Kalashnikov (94) Died

Mikhail Timofeyevich Kalashnikov
Михаи́л Тимофе́евич Кала́шников
(November 10, 1919 – December 23, 2013)

Russian general, inventor, military engineer, writer and small arms designer.



R.I.P. Mr K #Kalashnikov #KCA @ak47buyersguide

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Sir Hiram Maxim (76) Died

Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim
(Feb 5, 1840 – Nov 24, 1916)

Invented the Maxim Gun
In 1883: the first recoil-operated machine gun

* Father of Suppressor Inventor
** Brother of Smokeless Gun Powder Inventor
#Maxim #MachineGun
#1stMachineGun


 

Uziel Gal (79) Died

Mr. Uziel Gal
(December 15, 1923 – September 7, 2002)
Uziel Gal (79), the inventor of Israel’s Uzi submachine gun,

Uziel (Uzi) Gal was born on 15 December 1923, as Gothard Glas.
He died in Philadelphia of a long illness

#UZI #Uzi9mm


 

Yevgeny Dragunov (71) Died

Yevgeny Fyodorovich Dragunov (71)
(Евге́ний Фёдорович Драгуно́в)
Born Feb 20, 1920 – Aug 4, 1991

1939 – Began military service
1959 – Dragunov submitted his design for the SVD
1963 – SVD accepted into Soviet military service

Calamity Jane (51) Died

Calamity Jane
May 1, 1852 – August 1, 1903

American frontierswoman and professional scout and acquaintance of Wild Bill Hickok

#RealGuns
#CowboyGuns
#GunHistory


Thomas Jefferson (83) Died

April 13, 1743 – July 4, 1826
Thomas Jefferson was born

third President of the United States from 1801 to 1809

#ThomasJefferson
#GunChannels #MyFavoriteFounder #WeNeedMoreJeffersons #Monticello


John Wayne “Duke” (72) Died

John Wayne “Duke”
American film actor, director, and producer.

Born: May 26, 1907
Died: June 11, 1979

Between 1949 and 1973
Wayne was in more than 169 feature length films

#JohnWayne #TheDuke #WesternMovies #Cowboy


Nikolay Makarov (74) Died

Nikolay Fyodorovich Makarov
(Никола́й Фёдорович Мака́ров)
May 22, 1914 – May 13, 1988

Designer of Makarov Pistol

#GunChannels
#GunWebsites #Makarov #CommiePistols
#RussianGuns


Hudson Maxim (74) Died

Hudson Maxim
(February 3, 1853 – May 6, 1927)
Invented Smokeless Gun Powder (in the USA) in 1890

*Brother of the Machine Gun Inventor
**Uncle of the Suppressor Inventor
***No left hand (he blew it off inventing explosives)

#SmokelessPowder
#GunPowder
#Maxim


Roy E. Weatherby (77) Died

Roy E. Weatherby
(September 4, 1910 – April 4, 1988)
age 77
Roy founded Weatherby, Inc. In 1945

@weatherbyinc
#GunChannels
#GunLegends #TalesOfTheGun
#KnowGuns #GunLife #GunHistory


Yisrael Galil (72) Died

Yisrael Galil
Jan 1, 1923 – Mar 9, 1995

Best known for inventing the Galil rifle. He also helped create the Uzi

#GunChannels
#GunHistory
#Galil #AK47
#Uzi



Hiram Percy Maxim (66) Died

Hiram Percy Maxim
Sept 2, 1869 – Feb 17, 1936 
age 66

* He was the son of Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim, inventor of the Maxim Machine gun


  • Hiram Percy Maxim patented a suppressor for firearms in 1908 Also invented a muffler for gasoline engines.
  • Maxim created the ARRL in 1914 to pass messages via amateur radio, allowing them to travel farther than any single station’s reach.
  • Maxim founded the Amateur Cinema League in 1926#Suppressor #StopTheNoise #QuietLife #CanLifestyle

Mikhail Kalashnikov (94) Died

Mikhail Timofeyevich Kalashnikov
Михаи́л Тимофе́евич Кала́шников
(November 10, 1919 – December 23, 2013)

Russian general, inventor, military engineer, writer and small arms designer.


R.I.P. Mr K #Kalashnikov #KCA @ak47buyersguide

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