Italian Immigrant Antonio Meucci Finally Acknowledged as the True Inventor of the Telephone

(Suzanne Deffree – June 11, 2018) On June, 11, 2002, the United States Congress acknowledged Italian immigrant Antonio Meucci as the true inventor of the telephone. The declaration, approved by the House of Representatives, was made to little fanfare in the US. Meucci’s hometown of Florence, where he was recognized as the telephone inventor without such […]

Alexander Graham Bell, who Stole the Invention from Antonio Meucci, Patents the Telephone

(Wikipedia) By 1874, Bell’s initial work on the harmonic telegraph had entered a formative stage, with progress made both at his new Boston “laboratory” (a rented facility) and at his family home in Canada a big success. While working that summer in Brantford, Bell experimented with a “phonautograph“, a pen-like machine that could draw shapes of […]