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About Samuel Morse
Samuel Morse was an American inventor and artist best known for being the co-inventor of the Morse Code and for his instrumental role in the invention of the telegraph. He was also an accomplished painter whose most notable paintings include Landing of the Pilgrims, Dying Hercules and The Gallery of the Louvre.
His first marriage was to Lucretia Pickering Walker in 1818. The marriage produced three children and ended when Lucretia died in 1825. His second and final marriage was to Sarah Elizabeth Griswold in 1848. The marriage produced four children.
Despite receiving a patent for the telegraph in 1847, he was challenged in the U.S. Supreme Court in 1853 over the patent in what became known as The Telegraph Patent Case (O'Reilly v. Morse).
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If the presence of electricity can be made visible in any part of the circuit, I see no reason why intelligence may not be transmitted instantaneously by electricity.Samuel Morse
Samuel Morse's Popularity
Samuel Morse was a famous American inventor and painter, co-inventor of the Morse code, who was born on April 27, 1791. As a person born on this date, Samuel Morse is listed in our database as the 29th most popular celebrity for the day (April 27).
People born on April 27 fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull. Samuel Morse is the 922nd most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to Samuel Morse's birthday, Samuel Morse is the 5825th most famous American.
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