Guglielmo Marconi

Guglielmo Marconi, 1st Marquis o Marconi (Italian: [ɡuʎˈʎɛlmo maɾˈkoːni]; 25 Apryle 1874 – 20 Julie 1937) wis an Italian inventor an electrical ingineer, kent for his pioneerin wirk on lang-distance radio transmission[1] an for his development o Marconi's law an a radio telegraph seestem. He is creditit as the inventor o radio,[2] an he shared the 1909 Nobel Prize in Pheesics wi Karl Ferdinand Braun "in recogneetion o thair contreibutions tae the development o wireless telegrafie".[3][4][5]

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Guglielmo Marconi
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BornGuglielmo Giovanni Maria Marconi
25 Apryle 1874(1874-04-25)
Palazzo Marescalchi, Bologna, Italy
Died20 Julie 1937(1937-07-20) (aged 63)
Roum, Italy
Alma materVarsity o Bologna
Kent forRadio
AwairdsNobel Prize for Pheesics (1909)
Albert Medal (1914)
Franklin Medal (1918)
IEEE Medal o Honor (1920)
John Fritz Medal (1923)
Scientific career
Academic advisorsAugusto Righi
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Marconi wis an aw an entrepreneur, businessman, and foonder o The Wireless Telegraph & Signal Company in the Unitit Kinrick in 1897 (that becam the Marconi Company). He succeedit in makkin an ingineerin an commercial success o radio bi innovatin an biggin on the wark o previous experimenters an pheesicists.[6][7] In 1929, Marconi wis ennobled as a Marchese (marquis) bi Keeng Victor Emmanuel III o Italy, an, in 1931, he set up the Vatican Radio for Pape Pius XI.


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  2. Hong, p. 1
  3. "Guglielmo Marconi: The Nobel Prize in Physics 1909".
  4. Bondyopadhyay, P.K. (1998). "Sir J.C. Bose diode detector received Marconi's first transatlantic wireless signal of December 1901 (the 'Italian Navy Coherer' Scandal Revisited)". Proceedings of the IEEE. 86: 259. doi:10.1109/5.658778.
  5. Roy, Amit (8 December 2008). "Cambridge 'pioneer' honour for Bose". The Telegraph. Kolkota. Retrieved 10 June 2010.
  6. Icons of Invention: The Makers of the Modern World from Gutenberg to Gates. ABC-CLIO. 2009. p. 162. ISBN 978-0-313-34743-6.
  7. Mulvihill, Mary (2003). Ingenious Ireland: A County-by-County Exploration of the Mysteries and Marvels of the Ingenious Irish. Simon and Schuster. p. 313. ISBN 978-0-684-02094-5.