Alexander Graham Bell


Born
in Edinburgh, Scotland, The United Kingdom
March 03, 1847

Died
August 02, 1922

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Alexander Graham Bell (March 3, 1847 – August 2, 1922) was an eminent scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who is credited with inventing the first practical telephone.

Bell's father, grandfather, and brother had all been associated with work on elocution and speech, and both his mother and wife were deaf, profoundly influencing Bell's life's work. His research on hearing and speech further led him to experiment with hearing devices which eventually culminated in Bell being awarded the first US patent for the telephone in 1876. In retrospect, Bell considered his most famous invention an intrusion on his real work as a scientist and refused to have a telephone in his study.

Many other inventions marked Bell's later life, including groun
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The Mechanism of Speech

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Memoir upon the formation o...

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The Bell Telephone

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Upon the Electrical Experim...

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