Meet The Man Who Invented the Popular AK-47 Rifle and What ’47’ Stands For (Photos)

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Countless lethal weapons, invented by illustrious military scientists, have considerably benefited the military in its fight against crime and injustice.

Here, we’ll discuss the history of the Ak-47 and its inventor(s), as well as the significance of the number 47.

Russian lieutenant general and military engineer Mikhail Timofeyevich Kalashnikov, better known by his nickname “Mikhail Kalashnikov,” is a very influential person.

This clever man came up with the idea for the Ak-47 rifle in 1945, and it was field-tested by the military in 1946 and 1947, becoming a formidable and widely recognized weapon. These photos feature Mikhail Timofeyevich Kalashnikov, the man responsible for creating the AK-47.


The “47” in “AK-47” refers to 1947, the year Mikhail Kalashnikov completed development of the weapon (AK stood for Avtomat Kalashnikov model in 1947). The military is charged with leading and protecting the country, hence this weapon was made specifically for them. He had no clue that criminals and armies would utilize his innovation to murder millions of people.

Word on the street has it that Mikhail Kalashnikov wrote a letter of apology to the Russian Orthodox Church, detailing his regret at having invented the lethal weapon. On December 23, 2013, the world lost a great guy…..DÍSCOV£R MOR£

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