Samuel Finley Breese Morse (Charlestown, Born::April 27, 1791 — New York, Died::April 2, 1872) was an inventor, physicist and painter of portraits of American historical scenes. He was the son of a Protestant pastor called Jedidiah Morse and Elizabeth Breese, of New Jersey in a large family with Puritan traditions. He became world famous for his inventions: the Morse code in 1835 and the earliest electric Telegraph in 1837.
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