Last Updated: 02 Mar, 2023 | Views: 691
Other Profession(s): Engineer, Scientist, Professor, Teacher of the deaf
Famous For: Inventing the telephone
Higher Education: University College London
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.
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.
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.