Сегодня родился Обухов Павел Матвеевич
On November 11, 1820 Obukhov Pavel Matveevich was born. This is a mining engineer, a scientist-metallurgist who discovred a way of receiving high-quality steel. The founder of large production of cast steel and steel guns in Russia. Pavel since his childhood possessed engineering skills: since six years he sketched drawings of dams, water engines, forge hammers, horns. At the age of 12 years he entered the Petersburg institute of the case of mining engineers. In 1843 he ended it with a big gold medal. He worked at factories. The glory about the young and talented engineer reached the capital. In 1857 Pavel Obukhov takes out the patent for the way of mass production of quality crucible steel invented by him. That steel was used in production of cuirasses, blades, the working tool, castings for gun trunks. Since 1860 at the factory founded by Obukhovo for the first time in Russia began production of 4-pound steel guns.