Joseph Swan

About Joseph Swan

Birth Day: October 31, 1828
Birth Place: England
Died On: May 27, 1914 (age 85)
Birth Sign: Scorpio

Joseph Swan Net Worth

Joseph Swan was bornon October 31, 1828 in England. British physicist and chemist who came up with the incandescent light bulb before Thomas Edison did. He was knighted by King Edward VII in 1994 and he was give France's highest decoration, the Légion d'honneur, in 1881.
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💰 Net worth: 17 Million

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About

British Physicist and Chemist who came up with the incandescent light bulb before Thomas Edison did. He was knighted by King Edward VII in 1994 and he was give France's highest decoration, the Légion d'honneur, in 1881.

Before Fame

He had to temporarily pause his experiments on the light bulb until he could figure out a way to remove air from inside the bulb.

Trivia

Although the first electrical company bore both their names, he never talked with or collaborated with Thomas Edison.

Family Life

He was raised in a prosperous family by John and Isabella Swan.

Associated With

Although he was the first person to invent and patent the incandescent light bulb, Thomas Edison was given the credit.