Guglielmo Marconi

Born: 1874
Birthplace: Bologna, Italy

Transmitting electrical signals—Marconi's experiments led to practical wireless telegraphy and radio. In 1901 he successfully received signals transmitted from England to Newfoundland. He was awarded the 1909 Nobel Prize for Physics. (1975)

Died: 1937

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