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Samuel Morse (1791-1872)

Samuel Finley Breese Morse (Charlestown, Born::April 27, 1791New York, Died::April 2, 1872[1]) was an inventor, physicist and painter[1] of portraits of American historical scenes. He was the son of a Protestant pastor called Jedidiah Morse and Elizabeth Breese, of New Jersey in a large family with Puritan traditions. He became world famous for his inventions: the Morse code[2] in 1835 and the earliest electric Telegraph in 1837.[3]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Samuel F. B. Morse Biography". http://www.notablebiographies.com/Mo-Ni/Morse-Samuel-F-B.html. Retrieved June 7, 2013. 
  2. Petzold, Charles (2000). Code:The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software. Redmond, Washington: Microsoft. p. 9. ISBN 0-7356-0505-X. 
  3. Ifrah, Georges (2001). The Universal History of Computing. New York: John Wiley & Sons. p. 147. ISBN 0-471-44147-3.