1800 - 1900
1800 - 1900
1890: British Deaf Association (BDA)
The BDA British Deaf Association (BDA) was formed in Leeds as The British Deaf and Dumb Association (BDDA) on 24th July 1890.
1893 - 1975: Gustinus Ambrosi, Sculptor (AT)
"The later sculptor and poet Gustinus Ambrosi, born on February 24, 1893, lost his hearing in 1900 as a result of meningitis."
"In 1913 the sculptor, who was considered brilliant at an early age, received a state studio for life in Vienna and from that year attended the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna."
1893: Fédération Nationale des Sourds de France (FNSF) National Federation of France for the Deaf
1897: The Federation of French Societies of the Deaf-Mute was declared to the Ministry of the Interior, it was reorganized in 1933 under the chairmanship of Mr Eugène Ruben-ALCAIS.
1894 -1960: Kazimierz Wiszniewski (PL), Graphic Designer
Kazimierz Wiszniewski was an excellent graphic designer and artist who commemorated the beauty of Polish landscape and Polish architecture in his works.
The art of Kazimierz Wiszniewski is also a very important part of the history of the deaf community in Poland.
1898: Invention of the electrical hearing aid
The first electronic hearing aids were constructed after the invention of the telephone and microphone in the 1870s and 1880s. The technology within the telephone increased how acoustic signal could be altered. Telephones were able to control the loudness, frequency, and distortion of sounds. These abilities were used in the creation of the hearing aid.