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Guglielmo Marconi
photographed c. 1903


 (mär-kō′nē), Guglielmo 1874-1937.
Italian engineer and inventor who in 1901 transmitted long-wave radio signals across the Atlantic Ocean. He shared the 1909 Nobel Prize in physics.


(Biography) Guglielmo (ɡuʎˈʎɛlmo). 1874–1937, Italian physicist, who developed radiotelegraphy and succeeded in transmitting signals across the Atlantic (1901): Nobel prize for physics 1909


(mɑrˈkoʊ ni)

Guglielmo, 1874–1937, Italian physicist and inventor in the field of wireless telegraphy.
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