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Guglielmo Marconi

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Birthday
25, 1874
Birthplace
Bologna, Italy
Death Date
Jul 20, 1937 (63)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
25, 1874
Birthplace
Bologna, Italy
Death Date
Jul 20, 1937 (63)

About

Italian scientist known for his pioneering work on long-distance radio transmission and he shared the 1909 Nobel Prize in Physics with Karl Braun for this work. He founded The Wireless Telegraph & Signal Company in Britain in 1897.

Before Fame

He was a bad student as a child.

Trivia

Marconi's law, which is named after him, is the relation between height of antennas and maximum signaling distance of radio transmissions.

Family Life

He had one son and three daughters.

Associated With

Nikola Tesla is also credited by many people as having invented radio.