Alexander Graham Bell was born in 1847 and passed away 1922. Bell was one of the many prominent scientists of his time who were great inventors, engineers and innovators. He was greatly idolized for inventing the device that made communication between people easy and fun. Bell invented the first ever practical telephone and many other devices which are mainly responsible for the technological advancements we are witnessing today.
Bell’s life work was greatly influenced by his family. Both his grandfather and father as well as his brother were involved in research and development in the field of speech and elocution. A very little known fact about Alexander Bell is both his wife and mother were deaf. All these factors influenced Bell’s life and he was fascinated by the study of sound. It led to the invention of the telephone in 1876 but Bell could never call his wife or mother due to their disability.
All in all, Alexander Graham Bell could be described as one of the most influential men in human history.