David Brewster

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Birthday
11, 1781
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Feb 10, 1868 (86)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
11, 1781
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Feb 10, 1868 (86)

About

Pioneering physicist remembered for his work in the field of optics. He was a keen inventor, having invented notable devices such as the kaleidoscope and the binocular camera.

Before Fame

He was a Christian minister but only preached from the pulpit once.

Trivia

He was one of the foremost writers to contribute to the famed Encycloaedia Britannica.

Family Life

He was married twice and had five children, including a daughter and four sons.

Associated With

Due to his Christian beliefs, he was a vocal critic of Charles Darwin and the theory of evolution.