04/06/1901 Guglielmo Marconi receives patent for Wireless Telegraphy
Who Really Invented the Radio?
Great Innovators: "Marconi and the Radio," by StoryBots
A Brief History of Radio
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.