Kalashnikov dead at 94

Mikhail Kalashnikov, the Siberian born inventor of the “Avtomat Kalashnikova model 1947” or AK-47, an assault rifle that is among the most easily recognized and influential inventions of the 20th century, has died. The gun’s iconic silhouette appears on the flag of Mozambique:

Mozambique flag

The flag of Mozambique depicts an AK-47 in silhouette.

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