Thomas Edison

Thomas Edison

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: American

Occupation: Inventor, businessman

Biography: Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman. He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and a long-lasting, practical electric light bulb.

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Source/Notes: Variant of a remark made by Edison. As quoted in "Edison: His Life and Inventions, Volume 2" by Frank Lewis Dyer, Thomas Commerford Martin, Harper & Brothers, 1910, p. 636

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