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Richard Jordan Gatling. Library of Congress description: "Gatling, Prof. Richard Jordan"

Date between 1870 and 1880
Source Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. Brady-Handy Photograph Collection. https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cwpbh.03735. CALL NUMBER: LC-BH826- 1476 <P&P>[P&P]
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Čeština: Richard Jordan Gatling ( 12. září 1818 - 26. únor 1903) byl americký vynálezce, který se proslavil vynálezem tzv. Gatlingova kulometu s rotujícím svazkem hlavní (vyvinut během Americké občanské války, patentován v roce 1862). Kvůli manuálnímu pohonu zbraně tento kulomet současná odborná literatura paradoxně nezařazuje mezi automatické zbraně - nabíjení zbraně a odhoz nábojnice nepracovalo na principu tlaku plynů, ale díky ručnímu pohonu střelce…
Deutsch: Richard Jordan Gatling (* 12. September 1818 in Hertford County, North Carolina; † 26. Februar 1903 in New York City) war ein amerikanischer Erfinder.
English: Dr. Richard Jordan Gatling ( September 12, 1818February 26, 1903) was an American inventor best known for his invention of the Gatling gun, the first successful machine gun.
Nederlands: Richard Gatling ( 12 september 1818 - New York, 26 februari 1903) was een Amerikaanse uitvinder die vooral bekend werd door de ontwikkeling van het Gatling-geweer, het eerste snelvurende machinegeweer, dat het karakter van de oorlogsvoering totaal veranderde.
Norsk bokmål: Richard Jordan Gatling (født 12. september 1818, død 26. februar 1903) var en amerikansk oppfinner. Best kjent for oppfinnelsen av Gatling-mitraljøsen verdens første vellykkede mitraljøse.
Polski: Richard Jordan Gatling (ur. 12 września 1818, zm. 26 lutego 1903) – amerykański wynalazca, konstruktor broni palnej. Najlepiej znany jako konstruktor opatentowanej w 1862 r. kartaczownicy z obrotową wiązką luf, będącej pierwszym udanym modelem karabinu maszynowego, a nazywanej na od jego nazwiska kartaczownicą Gatlinga.
Svenska: Dr. Richard Jordan Gatling, född 12 september 1818 i North Carolina, USA, död 26 februari 1903, var en amerikansk uppfinnare och vapenkonstruktör.

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Mathew Brady died in 1896 and Levin C. Handy died in 1932. Photographs in this collection are in the public domain in the United States as works published before 1923 or as unpublished works whose copyright term has expired (life of author + 70 years).
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Richard Jordan Gatling. Library of Congress description: "Gatling, Prof. Richard Jordan"

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