Martin Cooper

About Martin Cooper

Birth Day: December 26, 1928
Birth Place: Chicago, IL

Martin Cooper

Martin Cooper was born on December 26, 1928 in Chicago, IL. Wireless communications entrepreneur and inventor known for his work with Motorola. In the 1970s, he developed (and later marketed) the very first mobile phone.
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Popular As Martin Cooper
Occupation Entrepreneur
Age 92 years old
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Born December 26, 1928 (Chicago, IL)
Birthday December 26
Town/City Chicago, IL
Nationality IL

🌙 Zodiac

Martin Cooper’s zodiac sign is Capricorn. According to astrologers, Capricorn is a sign that represents time and responsibility, and its representatives are traditional and often very serious by nature. These individuals possess an inner state of independence that enables significant progress both in their personal and professional lives. They are masters of self-control and have the ability to lead the way, make solid and realistic plans, and manage many people who work for them at any time. They will learn from their mistakes and get to the top based solely on their experience and expertise.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Martin Cooper was born in the Year of the Dragon. A powerful sign, those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dragon are energetic and warm-hearted, charismatic, lucky at love and egotistic. They’re natural born leaders, good at giving orders and doing what’s necessary to remain on top. Compatible with Monkey and Rat.

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Wireless communications Entrepreneur and Inventor known for his work with Motorola. In the 1970s, he developed (and later marketed) the very first mobile phone.

Before Fame

After graduating from the Illinois Institute of Technology, he served in the United States Naval Reserves during the Korean War.


A member of Mensa, he won numerous awards, including the IEEE Centennial Medal and the Radio Club of America's Lifetime Achievement Award.

Family Life

He married fellow Inventor Arlene Harris. In 1986, the two co-founded a company called Dyna LLC.

Associated With

He was a 2013 recipient of the National Academy of Engineering's Charles Stark Draper Prize.

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