Thomas Edison

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Born: Thomas Alva Edison , February 11, 1847 , Milan, Ohio, U.S.

Died: October 18, 1931 (aged 84) , West Orange, New Jersey, U.S.

Author Profession: Inventor, businessman

Nationality: American

About Thomas Edison

Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor, scientist and businessman who developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and a long-lasting, practical electric light bulb. Dubbed “The Wizard of Menlo Park” (now Edison, New Jersey) by a newspaper reporter, he was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of mass production and large teamwork to the process of invention, and therefore is often credited with the creation of the first industrial research laboratory.

Edison is considered one of the most prolific inventors in history, holding 1,093 U.S. patents in his name, as well as many patents in the United Kingdom, France and Germany. He is credited with numerous inventions that contributed to mass communication and, in particular, telecommunications. His advanced work in these fields was an outgrowth of his early career as a telegraph operator. Edison originated the concept and implementation of electric-power generation and distribution to homes, businesses, and factories – a crucial development in the modern industrialized world. His first power station was on Manhattan Island, New York.

Thomas Edison Faith Quotes

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Thomas Edison Quoes

Thomas Edison Quotes

Be courageous. I have seen many depressions in business. Always America has emerged from these stronger and more prosperous. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith! Go forward!

Thomas Edison Work Quotes

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Thomas Edison Quoes

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Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

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Thomas Edison Quoes

Thomas Edison Quotes

Restlessness is discontent and discontent is the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.