Eric Tigerstedt

Eric Tigerstedt bio

Birth Name: Eric Tigerstedt

Occupation: Engineer

Place Of Birth: Finland

Date Of Birth: August 4, 1887

Date Of Death: April 20, 1925

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Finnish

Eric Tigerstedt was born on the 4th of August, 1887. He was known for being a Engineer. The “Thomas Edison of Finland” who, in the process of making the world’s first talking picture, also greatly improved the vacuum tube, a key component in electronics. He received a total of 71 patents during his long career.

Eric Tigerstedt was born in Finland. Seeing a Lumiere brothers’ silent film inspired him to think how much better it would be with recorded sound. He miraculously predicted cellular telephones over 70 years before they were invented when, in 1917, he filed a patent for what he described as a “pocket-size folding telephone with a very thin carbon microphone.”

Eric Tigerstedt was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Eric Tigerstedt was born in 1880s.

Eric Tigerstedt is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Eric Tigerstedt’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Eric Tigerstedt’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Eric Tigerstedt was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Eric Tigerstedt
BIRTH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Eric Tigerstedt was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Eric Tigerstedt was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Eric Tigerstedt had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Eric Tigerstedt’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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