Alexander Graham Bell

Born: 1847
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland

Telegraphy—In addition to the telephone, Bell held patents for the telegraph, photophone, phonograph, aerial vehicles, hydroairplanes, and a selenium cell. He was also noted for his medical research and work in teaching speech to the deaf. (1974)

Died: 1922

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