Tivadar Puskás

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Tivadar Puskás de Ditró (English: Theodore Puskás b. 17 September 1844, Pest – d. 16 March 1893, Budapest) was a Hungarian inventor, telephone pioneer, and inventor of the telephone exchange.wikipedia
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Tivadar Puskás de Ditró (English: Theodore Puskás b. 17 September 1844, Pest – d. 16 March 1893, Budapest) was a Hungarian inventor, telephone pioneer, and inventor of the telephone exchange.
One of the first to propose a telephone exchange was Hungarian Tivadar Puskás in 1877 while he was working for Thomas Edison.

Telefon Hírmondó

He was also the founder of Telefon Hírmondó. Puskás registered the patent of technology behind the telephone newspaper Telefon Hírmondó in 1892, in the Patent Office of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, with the title "A new method of organizing and fitting a telephone newspaper".
The Telefon Hírmondó was founded by Tivadar Puskás (a few reviews translated his name as "Theodore Buschgasch"), an engineer and inventor who had worked with Thomas Edison.

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Tivadar Puskás de Ditró (English: Theodore Puskás b. 17 September 1844, Pest – d. 16 March 1893, Budapest) was a Hungarian inventor, telephone pioneer, and inventor of the telephone exchange. Puskás was working on his idea for a telegraph exchange when Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone.
In 1876, shortly after the telephone was invented, Hungarian engineer Tivadar Puskás invented the telephone switch, which allowed for the formation of telephone exchanges, and eventually networks.

Ditrău

The Puskás family from Ditró (today Harghita County of Romania), was part of the Transylvanian Hungarian nobility.
Tivadar Puskás (born 1844)

Telephone newspaper

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Puskás registered the patent of technology behind the telephone newspaper Telefon Hírmondó in 1892, in the Patent Office of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, with the title "A new method of organizing and fitting a telephone newspaper".
The Telefon Hírmondó — the name was generally translated into English as the "Telephone Herald" or "Telephone News-teller" — was created by inventor and telephone engineer Tivadar Puskás.

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Tivadar Puskás de Ditró (English: Theodore Puskás b. 17 September 1844, Pest – d. 16 March 1893, Budapest) was a Hungarian inventor, telephone pioneer, and inventor of the telephone exchange.

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Tivadar Puskás de Ditró (English: Theodore Puskás b. 17 September 1844, Pest – d. 16 March 1893, Budapest) was a Hungarian inventor, telephone pioneer, and inventor of the telephone exchange.

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Tivadar Puskás de Ditró (English: Theodore Puskás b. 17 September 1844, Pest – d. 16 March 1893, Budapest) was a Hungarian inventor, telephone pioneer, and inventor of the telephone exchange.

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Tivadar Puskás de Ditró (English: Theodore Puskás b. 17 September 1844, Pest – d. 16 March 1893, Budapest) was a Hungarian inventor, telephone pioneer, and inventor of the telephone exchange.

Harghita County

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The Puskás family from Ditró (today Harghita County of Romania), was part of the Transylvanian Hungarian nobility.

Romania

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The Puskás family from Ditró (today Harghita County of Romania), was part of the Transylvanian Hungarian nobility.

Transylvania

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The Puskás family from Ditró (today Harghita County of Romania), was part of the Transylvanian Hungarian nobility.

Vienna

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In 1873, on the occasion of the World Exhibition in Vienna, he founded the Puskás Travel Agency, the fourth-oldest in the world and the first travel agency in Central Europe.

Central Europe

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In 1873, on the occasion of the World Exhibition in Vienna, he founded the Puskás Travel Agency, the fourth-oldest in the world and the first travel agency in Central Europe.

Colorado

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After this, Puskás moved to Colorado and became a gold miner.

John Ernst Worrell Keely

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It was while he was in America that Puskás exposed the American "energy machine" inventor Keely as a fraud.

Telegraphy

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Puskás was working on his idea for a telegraph exchange when Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone.

Alexander Graham Bell

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Puskás was working on his idea for a telegraph exchange when Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone.

Thomas Edison

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This led him to take a fresh look at his work and he decided to get in touch with the American inventor Thomas Edison.

Bell Telephone Company

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The first experimental telephone exchange was based on the ideas of Puskás, and it was built by the Bell Telephone Company in Boston in 1877.

Boston

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The first experimental telephone exchange was based on the ideas of Puskás, and it was built by the Bell Telephone Company in Boston in 1877.

The Chainsmokers

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In 1879 Puskás set up a telephone exchange in Paris, where he looked after Thomas Edison's European affairs for the next four years.

Multiplexer

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In 1887 he introduced the multiplex switchboard, which was a revolutionary step in the development of telephone exchanges.

Telephone switchboard

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In 1887 he introduced the multiplex switchboard, which was a revolutionary step in the development of telephone exchanges.

Patent

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Puskás registered the patent of technology behind the telephone newspaper Telefon Hírmondó in 1892, in the Patent Office of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, with the title "A new method of organizing and fitting a telephone newspaper".