by Sam Dixon
April-25,1824 Bologna, Italy-Marconi was born to two loving parents one being an Italian nobleman, his mother being a Scot/Irish woman. He had an early interest in science and electronics. He was privately educated in a lab in Bologna, Italy. He had one brother: Alfonso, and a step brother: Luigi.
He began to do his early experiments in his attic in his house in Pontecchio , Italy. Where he , with the help of his butler used radio waves to create a wireless signal.
- 1909, Nobel Prize in physics
- 1918, Franklin Institutes's Franklin Medal
- 1929, made a marquess
- 1931, John Scott Medal
- 1977, inducted into the National Broadcasters Hall of Fame
- 1988, inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame
He invented the first radio and started a revolution of wireless devices.
His Inspiration on the World
He inspired a whole new industry of wireless communication and has left a technological footprint ion the world. He has helped save lives and helped communicate with his invention.
He married Beatrice O'Brien and had three kids four kids : three daughters: Degna (1908–1998), Gioia (1916–1996), and Lucia (born and died 1906), and one son Giulio.
He later died in Rome, Italy of heart failure in 1874.