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Edison Biography - Thomas Edison National Historical Park (U.S. National Park Service) thomas edison adult hood


Thomas Edison is credited with inventions such as the first practical incandescent light bulb and the phonograph. He held over 1000 patents for his inventions.

Born in 1847, Thomas Edison acquired a record number of 1093 patents Elliott Edison, and would be one of four to survive to adulthood.

Thomas Alva Edison was born to Sam and Nancy on February 11, 1847, in Milan, was the youngest of seven children, four of whom survived to adulthood.