Samuel Finley Breese Morse


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Noun1.Samuel Finley Breese Morse - United States portrait painter who patented the telegraph and developed the Morse code (1791-1872)Samuel Finley Breese Morse - United States portrait painter who patented the telegraph and developed the Morse code (1791-1872)
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Morse - officially dropped by Britain in December, 1997 - was devised in 1840 by Samuel Finley Breese Morse, a 49-year-old US portrait painter.
One such promoter, who had been working on the task since 1832, was the American artist Samuel Finley Breese Morse (1791-1872).