Did Thomas Edison invent the lightbulb or did he just improve it?

Answer #1

I believe the first lightbulb was invented by Humphry Davy , and the rest of the people improved it to make it better.

Answer #2

Well Joseph Swan,who was a british inventor,invented the first incandescent light bulb in 1878 which was a year before Thomas Edison and apprently Thomas Edison started a campaign saying he made the light bulb first,As Joseph Swan wasn’t interested in making money from this invention. But Thomas Edison did try and improve the lightbulb Joseph Swan invented.

Answer #3

as a famous quote has said ‘i found a thousand ways to make a lightbulb’ so in a way thomas edison did invent A light bulb

Answer #4

I believe the quote was, “I found a thousand ways not to make a lightbulb” meaning he tried many different ways before stumbling onto something that worked well enough.

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