Inventor Thomas Edison created such great innovations as the practical incandescent electric light bulb and the phonograph. A savvy businessman, he held more than 1,000 patents for his inventions.Aug 4, 2017
Thomas Alva Edison was born on February 11, 1847 in Milan, Ohio; the seventh and last child of Samuel and Nancy Edison.Feb 26, 2015
15 Inventions From Thomas Edison That Changed The World. Wikipedia Born 167 years ago on Feb. 11, 1847, Thomas Edison was an incredibly successful inventor, scientist, and businessman, accumulating 1,093 patents in his lifetime.Feb 11, 2014
THOMAS A. EDISON LIFE AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS. Thomas Alva Edison Was Rather an inventor than a Scientist. With the creation of the light bulb, electric generating system, sound-recording device, motion picture projector, and his observations on the Edison Effect he helped to shape and accelerate the modern society.
Edison made the first public demonstration of his incandescent light bulb on December 31, 1879, in Menlo Park. It was during this time that he said: "We will make electricity so cheap that only the rich will burn candles."
Thomas Edison 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. ... The light bulb also had wide-reaching social and economic consequences.Dec 8, 2014
One of the most famous and prolific inventors of all time, Thomas Alva Edison exerted a tremendous influence on modern life, contributing inventions such as the incandescent light bulb, the phonograph, and the motion picture camera, as well as improving the telegraph and telephone.
n English materialist and political philosopher who advocated absolute sovereignty as the only kind of government that could resolve problems caused by the selfishness of human beings (1588-1679) Synonyms: Hobbes Example of: philosopher. a specialist in philosophy.
Locke and the Founding Fathers, however, rejected Hobbes' argument that the government had absolute power over its subjects. Instead, the Founding Fathers embraced Locke's ideas of the protection of unalienable rights and limited government in the Declaration of Independence and Constitution.
Thomas Hobbes, (born April 5, 1588, Westport, Wiltshire, England—died December 4, 1679, Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire), English philosopher, scientist, and historian, best known for his political philosophy, especially as articulated in his masterpiece Leviathan (1651).
Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743, in Shadwell, Virginia. He was a draftsman of the U.S. Declaration of Independence; the nation's first secretary of state (1789-94); second vice president (1797-1801); and, as the third president (1801-09), the statesman responsible for the Louisiana Purchase.
Thomas Jefferson (April 13 [O.S. April 2] 1743 – July 4, 1826) was an American Founding Father who was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence and later served as the third President of the United States from 1801 to 1809.