Samuel Finley Breese Morse (April 27, 1791 – April 2, 1872) was an American inventor and painter. After having established his reputation as a portrait painter, in his middle age Morse contributed to the invention of a single-wire telegraph system based on European telegraphs. He was a co-developer of Morse code and helped to develop the commercial use of telegraphy.
Samuel Finley Breese Morse
April 27, 1791
|Died||April 2, 1872 80) (aged|
New York City, U.S.
|Known for||The invention and transmission of Morse code|
|Relatives||Sidney Edwards Morse (brother)|