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Antonio Santi Giuseppe Meucci
Birth: Apr. 13, 1808
Florence
Cittą Metropolitana di Firenze
Toscana, Italy
Death: Oct. 18, 1889
Staten Island
Richmond County (Staten Island)
New York, USA

Inventor. He is best known as the inventor of the telephone. In 1854, he designed and build the "telettrofono", the first prototype of a telephone. In 1871, he succeeded in founding along with others Italian, the Telettrofono Company. In the same year, the inventor Alexander Graham Bell, has designed an electric telephone. The Italian inventor was in financial difficulties and he was unable to patent his invention. The invention of the telephone was attributed to his rival. He passed away indigent and forgotten but in 2002, the United States Congress, recognized his contribution in the invention of the telephone. (bio by: Ruggero) 
 
Burial:
Garibaldi-Meucci Museum
Staten Island
Richmond County (Staten Island)
New York, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Ruggero
Record added: May 07, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89717761
Antonio Santi Giuseppe Meucci
Added by: Ruggero
 
Antonio Santi Giuseppe Meucci
Added by: Frankie D
 
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Sir, I heard about you from "The Godfather 3" and am glad you are recognized as the inventor of the telephone!
- Bridget Hainline
 Added: Apr. 14, 2017

-Anonymous
 Added: Apr. 13, 2017
I know you through my father..God Bless in Heaven.
- Mary Spag
 Added: Mar. 4, 2017
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