Clive Sinclair

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Sir Clive Marles Sinclair (30 July 1940 – 16 September 2021) was an English businessman and inventor. He was known for his works on consumer electronics in the late 1970s and early 1980s. He was born in Richmond, Surrey, England. He invented many versions of pocket calculators including the first one in 1972.

Some of his creations include Sinclair Radionics Black Watch wristwatch, the Sinclair Vehicles C5 battery electric vehicle, and the Sinclair Research TV80 flatscreen CRT handheld television set.

Sinclair died from cancer in London on 16 September 2021 at the age of 81.[1][2][3]

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  1. Siddique, Haroon (16 September 2021). "Home computing pioneer Sir Clive Sinclair dies aged 81". The Guardian. Retrieved 16 September 2021.
  2. "Sir Clive Sinclair: Computing pioneer dies aged 81". BBC News. 16 September 2021. Retrieved 16 September 2021.
  3. Machkovech, Sam (2021-09-17). "RIP Sir Clive Sinclair, creator of UK's famed ZX Spectrum gaming computer". Ars Technica. Retrieved 2021-09-17.