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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 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 telephone was invented in 1876 by Alexander Graham Bell. A fellow inventor, Elisha Gray, invented a voice transmission system at the same time, but Bell was first to patent his invention. More »

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