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Alexander Graham Bell (Alec, Aleck)

Last Updated: 10 Jun, 2022 | Views: 35

Age: 75

Profession: Inventor

Other Profession(s): Engineer, Scientist, Professor, Teacher of the deaf

Higher Education: University College London

Birth Date, Sign & Religion Details

Date of Birth
03 Mar, 1847
Birth Country
United Kingdom
Birth State/Province
Scotland
Birth District
Edinburgh
Birth Sign
Pisces
Religion
Christianity
Nationalities
American, Canadian, Scottish
Died on
02 Aug, 1922

About Alexander Graham Bell

Alexander Graham Bell was the cofounder of American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T). He was one of the most famous Scottish inventors. Alexander completed his education at the University of London and the University of Edinburgh. He is known for many inventions such as the Telephone, Twisted pair, Mini Detector, etc. At the age of 12, Bell made a machine at home that integrated rotating paddles with pair of nail brushes and constructed a simple dehusking device that was put into a function at the mill and used continuously for many years.

Career

In 1891: Bell had started experiments to invent motor-powered, heavier-than-air aircraft.

In 1872: Alexander Graham Bell became a professor at Boston University in Vocal Physiology and Elocution.

In 1874: Bell had begun experiments on the harmonic telegraph and reached a formative stage.

In 1875: Bell developed a patent application for the invention of the acoustic telegraph.

In 1915: Bell constructed his first formal continental Telephonic call.

Awards and Honor

He received an honorary D.Sc. Degree from the University of Oxford.

In 1912: Alexander Bell received Elliott Cresson Medal.

Unknown facts

For the time being of the funeral of Alexander Bell, for 60 seconds, the phone of every person on the continent of North America was silenced in honor of the man who had given humanity the means for direct communication at distance.

Alexander’s mother and wife were deaf and extremely manipulated the life of Bell.

Physical Stats

Height:(Approx.)
In Centimeters172 cm
In Meters 1.72 m
In Feet & Inches 5'7 "
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 80 kg
In Pounds 176 Ibs
Eye Colour
gray
Hair Colour
white

Family Details

Father's Name
Alexander Melville Bell
Mother's Name
Eliza Grace Symonds
Spouse
Mabel Gardiner Hubbard
Son(s)
Edward Bell, Robert Bell
Daughter(s)
Marian Hubbard Bell, Elsie Bell