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Alexander Graham Bell is recognized as the inventor of the telephone, although the inventors Elisha Gray and Antonio Meucci made vast contributions to its development. Bell and Elisha Gray independently created their own... More »

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The United States Patent Office issued patent #174,465 to Alexander Graham Bell on March 7, 1876, for his device that could transmit speech electrically: the telephone. On March 10, Mr. Bell spoke the first intelligible ... More »

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Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone on March 10, 1876. Bell had been working on the invention for nearly four years before his success with the electromagnetic telephone. More »

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Alexander Graham Bell is credited for inventing the telephone in 1876, but an Italian immigrant named Antonio Meucci originally designed and developed the concept of a talking telegraph or telephone in 1849. After accide... More »

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The invention of the telephone is credited to 19th century Scottish-born inventor Alexander Graham Bell. At the time, his contemporary Elisha Gray independently developed a telephone. Bell was able to beat Gray to acquir... More »

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Although there is a dispute over the exact date the telephone was invented, most believe that the first transmission of sound through an electrical device occurred on March 10, 1875, transmitted by Alexander Graham Bell.... More »

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Aside from the telephone, Alexander Graham Bell also invented the photophone and the graphophone. The photophone was created as part of a research project while Bell was located at Volta Laboratory. The invention was abl... More »

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