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Marconi Forged Today's Interconnected World of Communication

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Guglielmo Marconi

Marconi followed his intuition rather than scientific formality.

Credit: Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

At Guglielmo Marconi's grand state funeral in Rome in 1937—orchestrated with military-style pomp by the black-shirted Benito Mussolini—the largest wreath on the hearse, adorned with a Nazi swastika, was sent by Adolf Hitler.

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