Alexander Graham Bell
ushered a new
era and reduced the distance in the world by inventing telephone. In
telephone revolutionized human life and brought the distant world
Graham Bell was born in Edinburgh in 1847. He went to school with the
talent of his father, who was a famous teacher. Later, Graham went to
and Germany to study, where he took the degree of Ph.D. Even as a
child, he had
an inventive bent on mind. Later, he became a teacher for deaf
children. Due to
a severe illness, Graham Bell was sent to Canada by his father. Two
later, he was at Boston, where he set up a school for training teachers
deaf. He also gave instructions on ht mechanics of speech.
fell in love with a deaf girl, Mabel Hubbard, while he was
experimenting on a
machine which he believed would make the deaf and dumb hear. Mabel
his wife and proved to be an inspiration to this genius inventor.
was committed to construct 'hear for the deaf', a harmonic telegraph.
his attention to the transmission of speech by electricity. In 1873,
Bell became a professor of Vocal Physiology at Boston University. Bell
assistant, Watson were ever engaged in making some machines in his
Boston, Bell tried to communicate through a metal wife after a long
Both of them continued experimenting with hearing instrument. One
1870, Bell spoke to Watson, standing at a distance, "Mr. Watson, come
please, I want you." Watson flung down the receiver. He was taken by
surprise. The telephone had been invented. Thus Alexander Graham Bell
world, a smaller place.
1922, he died and Americans paid him a tribute by hanging up their
for a while during his funeral.