MAN OF THE MILLENNIUM
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.
Did You Know?
|1880||The year Edison was granted a patent for the lightbulb|
|1,093||patents acquired by Edison during his lifetime|
|1,700||movies made with the kinetograph|
|45||inventions made for the US Navy during World War One|