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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

Thomas Edison - Wikipedia

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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 ...

Thomas Edison Home Page

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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  ...

Thomas Edison - Inventor - Biography.com

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Jan 5, 2017 ... On Biography.com, learn more about world-famous inventor Thomas Edison, including his multitudes of patents in technologies like the ...

Thomas Alva Edison Biography - The Edison Papers

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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  ...

Thomas Edison - Inventions - HISTORY.com

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Find out more about the history of Thomas Edison, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com.

Edison Biography - Thomas Edison National Historical Park (U.S. ...

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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 ...

A Brief Biography of Thomas Edison - National Park Service

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Thomas Edison. NPS Photo. People often say Edison was a genius. He answered, "Genius is hard work, stick-to-it-iveness, and common sense." Thomas Alva ...

Thomas Alva Edison | American inventor | Britannica.com

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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, ...

Thomas Edison and Menlo Park | Thomas Edison Center

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Thomas Alva Edison was born on February 11, 1847 in the town of Milan, Ohio.1 His parents, Sam and Nancy Edison, were of Canadian origin and had six ...