Electrical engineering Hall of Fame: Guglielmo Marconi

Abstract

In 1920, the Institute of Radio Engineers (IRE) selected Guglielmo Marconi as the third recipient of its Medal of Honor. He was honored for "his pioneer work in radio telegraphy." The Italian-born inventor-entrepreneur had become world famous for his success in transmitting wireless signals over long distances in the early 20th century. The IRE Medal of… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/JPROC.2004.832946

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