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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 practical long-lasting light bulb and the phonograph; he also helped refine and develop other inventions like motion picture cameras, the stock ticker and the typewriter. By the end of his life Edison had registered 1093 patents and had made millions from h More »
Name at Birth: Thomas Alva Edison
Born: February 11, 1847 (Milan, Ohio)

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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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Aug 4, 2017 ... On Biography.com, learn more about world-famous inventor Thomas Edison, including his multitudes of patents in technologies like the ...

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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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Thomas Alva Edison: American inventor who, singly or jointly, held a world record 1093 patents. In addition, he created the world's first industrial research ...

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

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During your visit to the Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park you will be invited to come along on an escorted tour of our museum that includes original Edison ...