Giovanni Caselli

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Giovanni CaselliName: Giovanni Caselli

Born: April 25, 1815, in Siena, Italy

Death: June 8, 1891 (Age: 76)

Computer-related contributions

  • Italian physicist known for the invention of the pantelegraph (a.k.a. Universal Telegraph or "all-purpose telegraph"), the predecessor of the modern fax machine.

Honors and awards

  • Awarded the Legion of Honor by Napoleon.