December 26, 1928 - present (88 years old)
Martin Cooper was born in Chicago, Illinois. He grew up in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated from IIT (Illinois Institute of Technology). He worked for AT&T (American Telephone and Telegraph Company).
Martin Cooper's award(s):
He was awarded the Marconi Prize in 2013. One of his inventions or innovations is the mobile phone. He is most known for making that.
On April 3, 1973 Martin Cooper was 48 and he created/invented the first mobile phone that day. The object is like one of the most used things in the world. They are also touch screen. They don't only do calls you can play games and search stuff on it. You can take selfies and there are so many other apps to like social media apps.
Other inventors or innovators of the phone:
- Alexander Graham Bell
- Antonio Meucci