Thomas Alva Edison

  • birth, in Ohio

    birth, in Ohio
    Edison was born in 1847 in the canal town of Milan, Ohio, the last of seven children. His mother, Nancy, had been a school teacher; his father, Samuel, was a Canadian political firebrand who was exiled from his country.
  • moved to Port Huron, Michigan

    moved to Port Huron, Michigan
    The family moved to Port Huron, Michigan, when Thomas was seven. He attended school.and he was taken from school as his teacher told that Edison was too stupid to study.
  • earning his life

    earning his life
    Eison started to sell newspapers on train rail.
  • telegrafy

    Edison invented the telegrayf system providing to speak mutually.
  • laboratory

    he founded his own laboratory and started to make his own experiments about physics, chemistry and electrisity
  • Phonograph

    The first great invention developed by Edison in Menlo Park was the tin foil phonograph.
  • Electricity and Lightbulb

    Electricity and Lightbulb
    Thomas Edison's greatest challenge was the development of a practical incandescent, electric light
  • death

    Thomas Edison died of complications of diabetes on October 18, 1931,