Person Male Born 25/4/1874 Died 20/7/1937
Born Bologna. Arrived in London, with his mother, in 1896 to patent his method of communication without wires. In 1897 he established the Wireless Telegraph & Signal Company, which survived under a number of names (e.g. GEC-Marconi Ltd) until sold to Ericsson in 2006. 1909 Nobel Prize in Physics. Developed the radio telegraph system. Was an active member of the Italian Fascist party. Died in Rome.