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Georg von Békésy was a Hungarian-American biophysicist who worked on physiology of hearing.

After studying chemistry in Bern, in 1923 Békésy was awarded a PhD in physics at the University of Budapest. He entered the service of the Hungarian Post Office, where he worked at the research laboratory on problems of long-distance telephone transmission.

1899
1972
Person

A scientist, inventor, engineer, and innovator who is credited with patenting the first practical telephone.

 

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1847
1922