Antonio Meucci

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Antonio Meucci

Antonio Meucci (Florence, April 13, 1808 – October 18, 1889) was an Italian inventor. He invented the first type of telephone, also known as the first 'talking telegraph' 1857. [1] In 2002, the United States House of Representatives ruled that he invented the first working telephone, although Alexander Graham Bell was first to patent it. [2]

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  1. "Who is credited with inventing the telephone?". Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA. Retrieved 2020-08-24.
  2. "Bell did not invent telephone, US rules". the Guardian. 2002-06-17. Retrieved 2020-08-24.