Alexander Graham Bell
Irene Rinehart September 17, 2015
In Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Parents Names: Mother- Eliza Grace Symonds
Father- Alexander Melville Bell
During his youth, Alexander Graham Bell experienced strong influences that had a profound effect on his later life. Bell’s hometown of Edinburgh, Scotland, was known as the “Athens of the North,” for its rich culture of arts and science. His grandfather and father were experts on the mechanics of voice and elocution. Alexander’s mother, who was nearly deaf, became an accomplished pianist and inspired him to undertake big challenges.
Cause of Hearing Loss
Why he is Famous
In the Deaf culture: He wanted to the deaf culture to look the same as everyone else
Where he went to school
2. Both of Alexander's brothers died at a very early age.
3. He was groomed at a young age to carry on in the family business.
4. Bell was invited to make the first transcontinental phone call.
Where He Died
Died in Beinn Bhreagh, Nova Scotia, Canada