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    Thomas Alva Edison

    Character » Thomas Alva Edison appears in 121 issues.

    A famous inventor whose inventions are still used today.

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    Thomas Alva Edison last edited by kaneundertaker2 on 01/21/20 06:36AM View full history

    Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) was an American inventor and businessman. He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and a long-lasting, practical electric light bulb. Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park" by a newspaper reporter, he was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of mass production and large-scale teamwork to the process of invention, and because of that, he is often credited with the creation of the first industrial research laboratory.
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