Alexander Graham Bell

alexander graham bell biography the founder of telephone

Biography of Alexander Graham Bell

Early Life

early life of Alexander Graham Bell

Alexander Graham Bell was born on March 3, 1847, in Edinburgh, Scotland.He was the Second son of Alexander Melville Bell and Eliza Grace Symonds Bell. His Grandfather and Father were skillful on Mechanics of voice and elocution. He Joined the Royal High School in Edinburgh, Scotland. Graham did countless experiments in sound and the on Visible Speech for the deaf. His mother was nearly deaf and this inspired him to accept a lot of challenges.

He was an average student but his mother inculcate an infinite curiosity in him regarding the things around him. when he was at the age of 12 he noticed the slow process of Grain mill and invent a devise that easily removed the husk from the grain.when he was at the age of 16 his conflicted nature with his father urged him to get a way out and he went to London to live with his Grandfather and there he spent a lot of time in serious discussion and study.

Graham Bell Great Invention:

Graham Bell Great Invention telephone

He began to work on a Harmonic Telegraph that would allow for the telegraph transmission of several messages set to different frequencies.During his experiments he came across the the new idea of transmitting the human voice over wires.He worked with the Thomas Watson and both of them experimented with the acoustic telegraph.

On March 10, 1876 Graham Bell and Watson were successful after a great toil and on that day Watson heard bell’s voice for the first time through the wire and in this way, he received the first telephone call. He started elaborating and demonstrating the telephone and his Telephone company had organized on July 9,1877.

Graham Bell Maternal Life:

Graham Bell Maternal Life

July 11,1877, Alexander Graham Bell married Mabble Hubbard.They both traveled to Europe on a year-long honeymoon and for the demonstration of Telephone.] They had four children: Elsie May Bell (1878–1964) Marian Hubbard Bell (1880–1962) who was referred to as “Daisy”, and two sons who died in infancy (Edward in 1881 and Robert in 1883).

Graham Bell Final Years and other work:

Graham Bell Final Years and other work

Alexander Graham Bell was not a businessman by his disposition and and he handed over the business responsibilities to his wife so that he could satisfy his passion for the new inventions. In 1880, he established the Volta Laboratory. He worked a lot for the deaf and in 1890 he became the founder of the American Association to Promote Teaching of Speech to the Deaf.

He worked on the Photo-phone, he invented metal detector in 1881, he is also known for his work on Hydrofoils, Hydroplanes and Aeronautics. He was also a co-founder of Aerial Experiment Association (AEA) formed in 1907.His made his first International phone call with Thomas Watson in January, 1915 from New York to San Francisco. He died on August 2, 1922 in Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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