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  2. Alexander Graham Bell - Wikipedia

    c Two died soon after birth. 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.

  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).

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  4. Alexander Graham Bell - Inventions, Biography & Telephone ...

    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 - Inventions, Telephone & Facts - Biography

    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. Biography of Alexander Graham Bell, Inventor - ThoughtCo

    Alexander Graham Bell (March 3, 1847–August 2, 1922) was a Scottish-born American inventor, scientist, and engineer best known for inventing the first practical telephone in 1876, founding the Bell Telephone Company in 1877, and a refinement of Thomas Edison’s phonograph in 1886.

  7. Alexander Graham Bell | The Canadian Encyclopedia

    Alexander Graham Bell is generally considered second only to Thomas Alva Edison among 19th- and 20th-century inventors. Although he is best known as the inventor of the first practical telephone, he also did innovative work in other fields, including aeronautics, hydrofoils and wireless communication (the “photophone”).

  8. 10 Things You May Not Know About Alexander Graham Bell

    The headstone of Alexander Graham Bell (1847-1922) photographed in 1996. SSPL/Getty Images Bell died at his summer home in Nova Scotia on August 2, 1922. Two days later all telephone service in the...

  9. Alexander Graham Bell’s Contributions to the Science of Hearing

    March marks a significant month in the life of Alexander Graham Bell. Bell was born on March 3 in 1847. And just 29 years later, in 1876, he received the patent for his design of the telephone on March 7. In honor of Bell, Noisy Planet would like to share a few of the ways in which his work made our lives better.