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Hedy Lamarr

Hedy Lamarr – Scientist And Actress

Hedy Lamarr was a scientist and actress. She co-invented the early version of the frequency hopping system spectrum. Which led to GPS, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi. You can learn more about her at www.hedylamarr.com. Here are some facts about Hedy.

  • She was the first woman to win the “Oscar for Invention”
  • She was in 30 films in 28 years.
  • She rarely signed autographs.
  • She married 5 times.
  • She owned the mansion that was the Von Trapp home in The Sound of Music.
  • She had a husband that collected his own urine.* Note to self: Don’t marry someone who collects their own body fluids.
  • Her real name is Hedwig.
  • She married a man who gave weapons to the Nazi’s. Note to self: Don’t marry a man who gives weapons to the Nazis.
  • She produced movies, too.

I hope you learned a little more about her. If you know more information about her, Please contact me!

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For more information:

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_rlXHNeQD-s

https://www.britannica.com/biography/Hedy-Lamarr

https://www.newscientist.com/people/hedy-lamarr/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQhsZg54jFg

Hannah

Hannah

Founder, Smart Girl, Survivor, Champion of womens rights and kids rights

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