Alexander Graham Bell

The life of Alexander Graham Bell

Who is Alexander Graham Bell?

Alexander Graham Bell was a educator, scientist, inventor, linguist, and engineer that was born in the 1800´s.

when was he born, and when did he die?

Alexander Graham Bell was born on March 3, 1847 and he died August 2, 1922

His early life

Alexander Graham Bell was born March 3, 1847 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Alexander was home schooled by Eliza and she created his curiosity of the world around him. Then he had one year of education in private school, and two years of education at Edinburgh´s royal high school. Most of his education came from his dad´s numerous experiments of visible speech for the deaf .Alexander was prepared early to carry on the family business. Alexander had two brother´s. Later in his life he married a woman named Mabel Hubbarb.

His accomplishments/ what he was famous for

His accomplishments was inventing the telephone, he was a teacher of the deaf, and he refined the phonograph. He was famous for being a educator, engineer, scientist, linguist, and inventor.

three interesting facts

1.Alexander´s mother and wife were both deaf that made a big influence on his job.


2. Alexander was an excellent piano player at a young age.


3. He also had a strong interest in scientific fields, he conducted metal research, he searched alternative fuel sources , and experimented with metal detectors.

Quote

¨When one door closes another one opens; but we often look so long and so regretful upon the close door, that we don´t see the ones that open for us.¨