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Alexander Graham Bell

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Birthday
3, 1847
Birthplace
Edinburgh, Scotland
Death Date
Aug 2, 1922 (75)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
3, 1847
Birthplace
Edinburgh, Scotland
Death Date
Aug 2, 1922 (75)

About

Scientist, innovator, and inventor known for patenting the first practical telephone. He also had groundbreaking work in optical telecommunications, hydrofoils, and aeronautics and served as the second president of the National Geographic Society.

Before Fame

He created a dehusking machine to help his best friend with his work.

Trivia

He refused to have his greatest invention in his study, as he considered it a sidetrack from his real work, which was aiding the deaf.

Family Life

He married Mabel Hubbard on July 11, 1877. He and Mabel had four children: Robert, Elsie, Marian and Edward.

Associated With

He was an eminent scientist and inventor, like Thomas Edison.