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Hedy Lamarr: Most Beautiful Woman in the World and Inventor Returns to Vienna

Published: November 19, 2019; 19:54 · (Vindobona)

The Jewish Museum Vienna presents the new exhibition "Lady Bluetooth. Hedy Lamarr". Hedy Lamarr, born in Vienna in 1914, made a career in Hollywood as an actress and was crowned "the most beautiful woman in the world". In addition, the world owes her one of the most far-reaching inventions without which mobile telephony, WLAN or Bluetooth would be unthinkable today.

Hedy Lamarr and Clark Gable publicity photo for the film Comrade X, 1940. / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / eBay [Public Domain]

From 27 November 2019 to 10 May 2020, the Jewish Museum Vienna is showing the new exhibition "Lady Bluetooth. Hedy Lamarr".

Hedy Lamarr, born in Vienna in 1914 as Hedwig Kiesler, made a career in Hollywood as an actress and was named the "most beautiful woman in the world".

The frequency hopping method was her idea, with which she wanted to contribute to the war success…

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