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Guglielmo Marconi

1874 - 1937

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Guglielmo Giovanni Maria Marconi, 1st Marquis of Marconi (Italian: [ɡuʎˈʎɛlmo marˈkoːni]; 25 April 1874 – 20 July 1937) was an Italian inventor and electrical engineer, known for his creation of a practical radio wave-based wireless telegraph system. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Guglielmo Marconi has received more than 3,584,351 page views. His biography is available in 107 different languages on Wikipedia. Guglielmo Marconi is the 10th most popular inventor (down from 9th in 2019), the 62nd most popular biography from Italy (down from 61st in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Italian Inventor.

Guglielmo Marconi was an Italian inventor who is most famous for his contributions to the development of radio.

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Among inventors, Guglielmo Marconi ranks 10 out of 354Before him are Johannes Gutenberg, James Watt, Alexander Graham Bell, Henry Ford, Elon Musk, and Karl Benz. After him are Louis Braille, Charles Babbage, Samuel Morse, Rudolf Diesel, Nikolaus Otto, and George Stephenson.

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Among people born in 1874, Guglielmo Marconi ranks 2Before him is Winston Churchill. After him are Robert Frost, Harry Houdini, Arnold Schoenberg, Herbert Hoover, Howard Carter, Edward Thorndike, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Ernst Cassirer, Chaim Weizmann, and Max Scheler. Among people deceased in 1937, Guglielmo Marconi ranks 3Before him are Ernest Rutherford and Pierre de Coubertin. After him are Alfred Adler, John D. Rockefeller, Maurice Ravel, Antonio Gramsci, H. P. Lovecraft, Amelia Earhart, George Gershwin, Erich Ludendorff, and Lou Andreas-Salomé.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Guglielmo Marconi ranks 62 out of 4,668Before him are Empedocles (-490), Federico Fellini (1920), Fibonacci (1170), Lucretius (-94), Pope Clement VII (1478), and Umberto Eco (1932). After him are Vespasian (9), Antonio Stradivari (1644), Benedict of Nursia (480), Luciano Pavarotti (1935), Vitruvius (-75), and Giacomo Casanova (1725).

Among INVENTORS In Italy

Among inventors born in Italy, Guglielmo Marconi ranks 2Before him are Leonardo da Vinci (1452). After him are Antonio Meucci (1808), Bartolomeo Cristofori (1655), Johann Maria Farina (1685), Ottaviano Petrucci (1466), Max Valier (1895), and Andrew Viterbi (1935).