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Thomas Edison

Thomas Edison's insatiable curiosity and practical expertise led to scores of brilliant inventions, many of which profoundly affected the 20th century. From the phonograph to the motion-picture camera to the light bulb, Edison represents true innovation.

I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work

Did You Know?

1880The year Edison was granted a patent for the lightbulb

1,093patents acquired by Edison during his lifetime

1,700movies made with the kinetograph

45inventions made for the US Navy during WW1