The voice of Otto von Bismarck, one of the 19th century’s most important figures has been identified as one recorded on a wax cylinder more than 120 years ago.
The recording of the German chancellor was one of a dozen cylinders that were once stored near Thomas Edison’s cot in his West Orange, N.J., lab, announced the National Park Service.
It is believed to be the only recording of a person born in the 18th century.
Otto von Bismarck became Chancellor of Germany in 1871.
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