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When did Alexander Bell die?

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January 20, 2010 10:08PM

He died in 1922 at his summer home on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. People throughout North America were urged torefrain from making phone calls during his burial so that telephones would remain silent as a tribute. Bell died of pernicious anemia atage 75, at his private estate, Beinn Bhreagh, located on Nova Scotia's Cape Breton Island near the village of Baddeck. He was buried atop Beinn Bhreagh mountain overlooking Bras d'Or Lake. He was survived by his wife and two of their four children.