Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Giovanni Caselli
Born: April 25, 1815, in Siena, Italy
Death: June 8, 1891 (Age: 76)
- 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.