Alexander graham bell

inventer of the telephone

he is a big part in the world

One of his first projects was a contraption that separated wheat from their husks.

his best invention was the telephone

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biography

Born in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Around the time of his 11th birthday, he decided to become Alexander Graham Bell instead of just Alexander Bell. Perhaps he was tired of being the third Alexander in the family,

fun facts

Bell immigrated to Canada in 1870 and to the United States in 1871.

In the United States he began teaching deaf-mutes, publicizing the system called visible speech.Since the age of 18, Bell had been working on the idea of transmitting speech.

accomplishments

he invented the telephone

In 1880 France bestowed on Bell the Volta Prize, worth 50,000 francs, for his invention.

He was educated at the universities of Edinburgh and London.