Ten fun facts about Emile Berliner


Fact 1
In the late 1890's, Berliner founded the the gramophone companies in Germany, America, England and Canada.

Fact 2
He was born into a Jewish family but later became an agnostic.

Fact 3
In 1881, he became a United States citizen. He had moved there in 1870 to avoid being drafted in Germany.


Fact 4
His first improved telephone transmitter invention was acquired by Bell Telephone Company. The patent was declared void by the United State Court of Appeal.

Fact 5
He also developed a loom, acoustic tile and beginning version of the helicopter.

Fact 6
He was awarded the Franklin Institute's John Scott Medal in 1897.

Fact 7
His son founded the Berliner Aircraft Company in 1914.

Fact 8
Berliner took an interest in improving flight technologies.

Fact 9
He was prevented from selling his early gramophones in the United States after arguments with the exclusive rights.

Fact 10
In 1895 he received $25,000 to start up his business Berliner Gramophone Company.


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