Pyotr Shilovsky

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Pyotr Shilovsky

Pyotr Petrovich Shilovsky (Russian: Пётр Петрович Шиловский) (1871 – June 3, 1957 in Herefordshire) was a Russian count, jurist, statesman, and governor of Kostroma in 1910-1912 and of Olonets Governorate in 1912-1913. He is best known as the inventor of the gyrocar, which he demonstrated for the first time in London in 1914. In 1922 Shilovsky emigrated to the United Kingdom.

Shilovsky's gyrocar in 1914, London