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Oliver Lodge
  • Name: Oliver Lodge
  • Born: 06/12/1851
  • Died: 08/22/1940 (89 years old)
  • Occupation: Physicist and inventor

Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge, FRS (12 June 1851 – 22 August 1940) was a British physicist and writer involved in the development of, and holder of key patents for, radio. He identified electromagnetic radiation independent of Hertz’s proof and at his 1894 Royal Institution lectures (“The Work of Hertz and Some of His Successors“), Lodge demonstrated an early radio wave detector he named the “coherer”. In 1898 he was awarded the “syntonic” (or tuning) patent by the United States Patent Office. Lodge was Principal of the University of Birmingham from 1900 to 1920.

Birth Name: Oliver Joseph Lodge

Awards: Rumford Medal, Royal Society, Albert Medal, Faraday Medal

Alias: Oliver Joseph Lodge

Birth Place: Penkhull, Staffordshire

Death Place: Lake, Wiltshire

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