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  2. Guglielmo Marconi | Biography, Inventions, Radio, & Facts

    Read a brief summary of this topic. Guglielmo Marconi, (born April 25, 1874, Bologna, Italy—died July 20, 1937, Rome), Italian physicist and inventor of a successful wireless telegraph, or radio (1896). In 1909 he received the Nobel Prize for Physics, which he shared with German physicist Ferdinand Braun. He later worked on the development of shortwave wireless communication, which constitutes the basis of nearly all modern long-distance radio.

  3. Guglielmo Marconi - HISTORY

    Guglielmo Marconi, the Nobel Prize and Titanic Guglielmo Marconi’s Later Years and Legacy Italian inventor and engineer Guglielmo Marconi (1874-1937) developed, demonstrated and marketed the...

  4. Guglielmo Marconi - Wikipedia

    Marconi was born into the Italian nobility as Guglielmo Giovanni Maria Marconi in Palazzo Marescalchi in Bologna on 25 April 1874, the second son of Giuseppe Marconi (an Italian aristocratic landowner from Porretta Terme) and his Irish wife Annie Jameson (daughter of Andrew Jameson of Daphne Castle in County Wexford, Ireland, and granddaughter of John Jameson, founder of whiskey distillers Jameson & Sons).

  5. Guglielmo Marconi - Invention, Radio & Definition - Biography

    Guglielmo Marconi was a Nobel Prize-winning physicist and inventor credited with the groundbreaking work necessary for all future radio technology. Through his experiments in wireless telegraphy,...

  6. Guglielmo Marconi – Facts -

    Guglielmo Marconi The Nobel Prize in Physics 1909 Born: 25 April 1874, Bologna, Italy Died: 20 July 1937, Rome, Italy Affiliation at the time of the award: Marconi Wireless Telegraph Co. Ltd., London, United Kingdom Prize motivation: “in recognition of their contributions to the development of wireless telegraphy” Prize share: 1/2 Work

  7. Guglielmo Marconi summary | Britannica

    Guglielmo Marconi, (born April 25, 1874, Bologna, Italy—died July 20, 1937, Rome), Italian physicist and inventor. He began experimenting with radio waves in 1894. In 1896 he went to England, where he developed a successful system of radio telegraphy.

  8. 12 Facts About Guglielmo Marconi | Mental Floss

    Marconi died of a series of heart attacks in Rome on July 20, 1937, at the age of 63. The Italian government held a state funeral for him at Rome’s Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels.

  9. 695 Guglielmo Marconi Premium High Res Photos - Getty Images

    guglielmo marconi and his telegraph apparatus - guglielmo marconi stock illustrations Gugliemo Marconi with the his electrical wireless apparatus. Italian electrical engineer and nobel laureate Guglielmo Marconi with the wireless apparatus which he brought to England.

  10. Invention of radio - Wikipedia

    A French ship-to-shore radio station in 1904. The invention of radio communication was preceded by many decades of establishing theoretical underpinnings, discovery and experimental investigation of radio waves, and engineering and technical developments related to their transmission and detection. These developments allowed Guglielmo Marconi ...

  11. On this day in history, Dec. 12, 1901, Guglielmo Marconi sends...

    Irish-Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi ushered in a new era of global communications, sending the first radio transmission across the Atlantic Ocean on this day in history, Dec. 12, 1901.