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First Electrical Telegraphs (1833 - 1837) Germany, United States


Telegraphy
Also known as: far writing
Date event started: 0000-00-00
Date event ended: 0000-00-00
Short summary In 1833, Carl Gauss and Weber setup a mile long cable line at the University of Gottingen. In 1837, American nventor Samuel F. B. Morse conducted the first successful experiment with an electrical recording telegraph. Samuel Morse was an American painter. His wife died in 1825 and he missed her burial due to late notices. On the sea voyage home in 1832, Morse encountered Charles Thomas Jackson of Boston, a man who was well schooled in electromagnetism. Witnessing various experiments with Jackson's electromagnet, Morse developed the concept of a single-wire telegraph. Morse has competition, including Charles Wheastone.
Country then: Germany, United States
Country Now: Germany, United States
Weblink http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telegraph
1833 | Gauss and Weber setup communication line | Carl Gauss|
1832 | Morse encounrtered the concept of telegraphy | |
Event Era: German Confederation
Miscellaneous notes: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samuel_Morse http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Semaphore_line
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