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02/06/1896 Guglielmo Marconi applies for a patent for the radio

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Guglielmo Marconi Wireless Telegraphy

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Guglielmo Marconi Biography

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Great Innovators: "Marconi and the Radio," by StoryBots

Many people were involved in the invention of radio as we know it today. Experimental work on the connection between electricity and magnetism began around 1820 with the work of Hans Christian Ørsted and around the turn of the 20th century, Guglielmo Marconi developed the first apparatus for long distance radio communication.
    • Essentials 

    • Wireless communication theories and methods previous to radio 

    • Development of electromagnetism 

    • Pre-Hertz radio wave detection 

    • Development of radio waves 

    • Adaptations of radio waves 

    • Radio based wireless telegraphy 

    • Wireless telephony