The Man Behind The Invention Of The Telephone

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1. Introduction In the age of digitalization, the Mobile/Telephone has become one of the important part of our lives like food, shelter and clothes. The world is moving into the compact zone and this can be supported by gadget in our pockets i.e. “Mobiles”. This has become possible because of the invention of “Telephone”, it changed the world and the way we communicate. The man behind the invention of the telephone is “Alexander Graham Bell”. He is an inventor, teacher, scientist and engineer. 2. Alexander Graham Bell’s early stages of life a. His Family Alexander Graham Bell was born to Alexander Melville Bell and Eliza Grace on March 3, 1847 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was named Alexander Bell, he urged his father for a middle name and his father agreed and then he chose “Graham” as middle name. He was called as “Aleck” by close relatives and friends. He had two brothers, Melville James Bell and Edward Charles Bell, both of them died in early age due to complications of tuberculosis. His father was a renowned Professor and famous for his work in Visible Speech [1] [2]. b. His Education Bell received primary education from his father at his home and later he enrolled in Royal High School, Edinburgh, Scotland. He was not a bright student at school and soon he left the school and went to London to live with his grandfather, Alexander Bell. His grandfather made him understand the importance of education, they used to spend most of the time discussing about education and Mr.

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