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Born March 3, 1847

Edinburgh, Scotland

Died August 2, 1922

Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada

Inventor of the telephone

Alexander Graham Bell. AT&T Bell Laboratories. Alexander Graham Bell. AT&T Bell Laboratories.

"All really big discoveries are the results of thought."

It is possible that Alexander Graham Bell is the world's bestknown inventor. He is well known for inventing the telephone. This device would completely change how people communicated: Soon it became possible to talk instantly with anyone in the world with access to a telephone. Bell also worked in many other fields, including aviation, the design and manufacture of aircraft. He invented the hydrofoil, a craft that skims above the surface of the water.

Born Into a Family of Speech Experts

Alexander Graham Bell was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1847 to a family of experts in human speech. His grandfather, Alexander Bell, taught elocution, the art of speaking clearly, and his father, Alexander...

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