Alexander Graham Bell was a Scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer, and innovator who is credited with patenting the first practical telephone.
Died: August 2, 1922, Beinn Bhreagh, Nova Scotia
Inventions: Telephone, Photophone, Hydrofoil, HD-4, Audiometer, Metal detector, Tetrahedral kite
His mother was a big inspiration since she was deaf and was a pianist and that pushed him to do his best.
Alexander Graham Bell was born on March 3, 1847, in Edinburgh, Scotland. His education was largely received through numerous experiments in sound and the furthering of his father’s work on Visible Speech for the deaf. Bell worked with Thomas Watson on the design and patent of the first practical telephone. In all, Bell held 18 patents in his name alone and 12 that he shared with collaborators. He died on August 2, 1922, in Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada.