Antonio Santi Giuseppe Meucci

Antonio Santi Giuseppe Meucci

Birth
Florence, Città Metropolitana di Firenze, Toscana, Italy
Death 18 Oct 1889 (aged 81)
Staten Island, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA
Burial Staten Island, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA
Memorial ID 89717761 · View Source
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Inventor. He is best known as the inventor of the telephone. In 1854, he designed and build the "telettrofono", the first prototype of a telephone. In 1871, he succeeded in founding along with others Italian, the Telettrofono Company. In the same year, the inventor Alexander Graham Bell, has designed an electric telephone. The Italian inventor was in financial difficulties and he was unable to patent his invention. The invention of the telephone was attributed to his rival. He passed away indigent and forgotten but in 2002, the United States Congress, recognized his contribution in the invention of the telephone.

Bio by: Ruggero


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  • Find a Grave Memorial 89717761
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Antonio Santi Giuseppe Meucci (13 Apr 1808–18 Oct 1889), Find a Grave Memorial no. 89717761, citing Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, Staten Island, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .