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Thomas Alva Edison

* 1847 in Milan, Ohio
+ 11931 in West Orange, New Jersey


   

    Thomas Alva Edison

Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman,
who has been described as America's greatest inventor.
He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world,
including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and the long-lasting, practical electric light bulb.



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