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  2. Alexander Graham Bell - Wikipedia

    Alexander Graham Bell ( / ˈɡreɪ.əm /, born Alexander Bell; March 3, 1847 – August 2, 1922) [4] was a Scottish-born [N 1] inventor, scientist and engineer who is credited with patenting the first practical telephone. He also co-founded the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T) in 1885. [7]

  3. Alexander Graham Bell | Biography, Education, Telephone,...

    Alexander Graham Bell, (born March 3, 1847, Edinburgh, Scotland—died August 2, 1922, Beinn Bhreagh, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada), Scottish-born American inventor, scientist, and teacher of the deaf whose foremost accomplishments were the invention of the telephone (1876) and the refinement of the phonograph (1886).

  4. Alexander Graham Bell: Telephone & Inventions - HISTORY

    Alexander Graham Bell was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, on March 3, 1847. Bell’s father was a professor of speech elocution at the University of Edinburgh and his mother, despite being deaf, was an...

  5. Alexander Graham Bell was a Scottish-born scientist and inventor best known for inventing the first working telephone in 1876 and founding the Bell Telephone Company in 1877. Bell’s success came...

  6. Alexander Graham Bell's Telephone Invention Was Genius

    Alexander Graham Bell was born into a family that was preoccupied with sound. His father and grandfather were elocution experts, known today as speech pathologists. When Bell was just a teenager, he and his brother invented a “speaking machine” that could mimic the voice of a baby saying “mama.”

  7. 10 Things You May Not Know About Alexander Graham Bell

    On the boy’s 11th birthday, Bell’s father allowed the youngster to adopt the middle name “Graham” in honor of Alexander Graham, a former student of his who was boarding with the family. 3. Bell’s...

  8. Alexander Graham Bell: 5 Facts on the Father of the Telephone

    3. Bell won his patent for the telephone by filing his claim hours ahead of Elisha Gray. Bell filed his patent for his version of the telephone on February 14, 1876. Later that same day, a lawyer ...

  9. Alexander Graham Bell patented his audiometer device in 1879. He tested it on hundreds of subjects, eventually perfecting it. Audiometers are still widely used to diagnose the deaf and hard of hearing. Modern audiometers use the same basic premise as the original. 4. The Metal Detector

  10. The Influence of Alexander Graham Bell | Gallaudet University

    Most Americans know Alexander Graham Bell as an inventor of the telephone. But few know that the central interest of his life was education for deaf children or that he was one of the strongest proponents of oralism in the United States. Bell and his father before him studied the physiology of speech.

  11. Alexander Graham Bell - PBS

    Alexander Graham Bell is most well known for inventing the telephone. He came to the U.S as a teacher of the deaf, and conceived the idea of "electronic speech" while visiting his hearing-impaired ...