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Édouard Branly death... French inventor...

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March 25, 1940

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 25, 1940

* Édouard Branly death (1st report)
* French inventor, physicist & professor
* Wireless telegraphy - Coherer

The top of page 15 has a on column heading: "E. BRANLY DEAD; FAMED PHYSICIST" with subheads and photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 32 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

wikipedia notes: Édouard Eugène Désiré Branly was a French inventor, physicist and professor at the Institut Catholique de Paris. He is primarily known for his early involvement in wireless telegraphy and his invention of the Branly coherer around 1890.

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