Guglielmo Marconi Biography

Guglielmo Marconi, 1st Marquis of Marconi was an Italian inventor and electrical engineer, known for his pioneering work on long-distance radio transmission and for his development of Marconi's law and a radio telegraph system. He is often credited as the inventor of radio, and he shared the 1909 Nobel Prize in Physics with Karl Ferdinand Braun "in recognition of their contributions to the development of wireless telegraphy". An entrepreneur, businessman, and founder in Britain in 1897 of The Wireless Telegraph & Signal Company, Marconi succeeded in making a commercial success of radio by innovating and building on the work of previous experimenters and physicists. In 1929 the King of Italy ennobled Marconi as a Marchese. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Guglielmo Marconi
Nationality:
Italian
Profession:
Electrical, engineer, Physicist, Engineer, Inventor
Religion:
Anglicanism, Catholicism
Date of Birth:
April 25, 1874
Astrological Sign:
Taurus
Date of Death:
July 20, 1937
Age at Death:
63
Cause of Death:
Myocardial infarction
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