Thomas Edison was born on February 11 1847 October 18 1931 he was a inventer, sciencetist and businessman. he invented the phonogragh, the motion picture camera and the long lasting electric lightbulb
Edison is the third most prolific inventor in history, holding 1,093 US patents in his name, as well as many patents in the britin, france, and germany. He is credited with numerous inventions that contributed to mass comunication and in particular, telecommunications. These included a stock ticker a mechanical vote recorder, a battery for an electric car electrical power, recorded music and motion pictures. His advanced work in these fields was an outgrowth of his early career as a telegraph operator. Edison originated the concept and implementation of electric-power generation and distribution to homes, businesses and factories a crucial development in the modern industrialized world