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Michael Faraday

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Birthday
22, 1791
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Aug 25, 1867 (75)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
22, 1791
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Aug 25, 1867 (75)

About

Leading British scientist in Electromagnetism and Elctrochemistry. He invented an early form of the Bunsen burner and the system of oxidation numbers and he was one of the first scientist to discover benzene.

Before Fame

He learned a great deal by reading the books he came across while working as a bookseller's apprentice.

Trivia

He was the first to discover the Magnetic Field, along with Diamagnetism and Electrolysis.

Family Life

He got married to Sarah Barnard on June 12, 1821.

Associated With

Another famous scientist like him is Inheritance discoverer, Gregor Mendel.