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Thomas Edison was the great genius inventor of the electrical age. His hundreds of inventions made him a giant public figure in American and around the world at the turn of the 20th century. Among Edison's most famous inventions are the first practic... More »
Name at Birth: Thomas Alva Edison
Born: February 11, 1847 (age 170), Milan, Ohio
Died: October 18, 1931

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Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America's greatest ...

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"He led no armies into battle, he conquered no countries, and he enslaved no peoples... Nonetheless, he exerted a degree of power the magnitude of which no  ...

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On Biography.com, learn more about world-famous inventor Thomas Edison, including his multitudes of patents in technologies like the telegraph and light bulb.

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Photo: Thomas A. Edison in his lab, 1901. Thomas Alva Edison was the most prolific inventor in American history. He amassed a record 1,093 patents covering  ...

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Oct 14, 2016 ... Thomas Alva Edison, (born February 11, 1847, Milan, Ohio, U.S.—died October 18, 1931, West Orange, New Jersey), American inventor who, ...

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Thomas Alva Edison was born on February 11, 1847 in Milan, Ohio; the seventh and last child of Samuel and Nancy Edison. When Edison was seven his family ...

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Thomas Edison State University provides opportunities for adults to earn a college degree. Explore our programs, online courses and flexible transfer credit  ...

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Kids learn about Thomas Edison's biography. He invented many useful items including the practical light bulb and phonograph. He also helped to found the ...