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Sir Joseph Swan!

joseph swan!

Joseph was born in 1828 on 31st October (which is Halloween). In Sunderland , Bishop Wear Mouth. He died in 1914 due to natural causes ( old age 85) on may 7th.

what was he famous for?

Joseph is famous for making the socket powered electric light bulb. The bulb was powered with 220 volts in 1850. His invention lead to the world being lit by light bulb.

his rival!

Thomas Edison was Joseph’s rival that nearly made a different light bulb. Thomas was joseph’s rival which means he nearly made a light bulb that would change how light’s work!


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Joseph Swan

his name was Joseph swan. he was born in bishopwearmouth in sunderland and died in warlingham is surrey. he was born October 31st 1828 and died May 27, 1914

He was famous because he invented the light bulb. It was very  important because it meant that people could see easier without candles. This lead to chandeliers and cars lights as well as LED lights. it also meant that boats can see when there close to land because of lighthouses

Thomas Edison was his rival, another famous inventor.

he was very important as you can tell because he invented the light bulb thus there is a lot of lights now.


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who is Joseph Swan?

Joseph swan was born in bishop-wear-mouth Sunderland on the 31st of October 1828 but sadly he died on the 27th of May 1914 in warlingham Surrey.John Swan and Isabella Cameron where Josephs parents and as a child Joe was said to have an inquiring mind. In 1904 swan was knighted by king Edward the VII.

why is he famous?

Joseph swan was famous for inventing the light bulb and getting a Hughes medal. His amazing invention leads to are lighting today.He is important for creating a light bulb

who is his rival?

Thomas Edison who for many years was thought to be the inventor of the light bulb but he was not in fact it was Joseph swan.

why is he important?

Joseph is important for creating the light bulb which lead to are lighting today without him we would still use candles and have no bulbs and bulbs are used in tv’s and computers.

 


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