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04/06/1901 Guglielmo Marconi receives patent for Wireless Telegraphy

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Who Really Invented the Radio?

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

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A Brief History of Radio

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The History of Radio Documentary

Marconi can’t be called the only inventor of the radio. The wireless communication technology had more than one creator. The discovery was made possible by theoretical work of Scottish physicist James Maxwell. His Russian colleague Alexander Popov accomplished radio transmission before Marconi. But Marconi was most important of all radio inventors.