Alexander Graham Bell invented and patented the telephone in 1876. He was 29 years old at the time. Within one year, he started Bell Telephone Company. More »

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On March 10, 1876, Alexander Graham Bell invented the first practical, working telephone. His first words on the telephone was to his assistant in the next room, "Mr. Watson, come here. I want to see you." In addition to... More »

Alexander Graham Bell's role as a teacher for deaf individuals and the presence of his deaf wife and mother inspired him to develop his electrical speech machine, or telephone. In addition, Bell's grandfather, father and... More »

On March 10, 1876, Alexander Graham Bell invented the first practical, working telephone. His first words on the telephone was to his assistant in the next room, "Mr. Watson, come here. I want to see you." In addition to... More »

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 »

Alexander Graham Bell is best known for the invention of the telephone on March 10, 1876. He made his first telephone call to his partner Thomas Watson. The invention came after Bell became interested in transmitting the... More »

Alexander Graham Bell is famous for his invention of the telephone. In addition to an inventor, Bell was also a respected scientist who made valuable contributions to the field of aeronautics. More »