David Edward Hughes blue plaque in London

David Edward Hughes 1831-1900 scientist and inventor of the microphone lived and worked here

David Edward Hughes (16 May 1831 – 22 January 1900), was a Welsh-American scientist and musician. Hughes invented the first working radio communication system, the first semiconductor diode crystal radio receiver, the first teleprinter modem[citation needed], and the first microphone. He was also a harpist, and a professor of music.

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