- Sir Charles,1802–75, English physicist and inventor.
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Wheatstone by his knowledge of Ohm's law and the electro-magnet was probably able to enlighten him.
Wheatstone and he obtained a considerable sum for the use of their apparatus.
If it was mainly invented by Wheatstone, it was chiefly introduced by Cooke.
Wheatstone was knighted in 1868, after his completion of the automatic telegraph.
The year of the telegraph—1837—was an important one for Morse, as it was for Cooke and Wheatstone.