Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Francis Bacon
Born: January 22, 1561, in Strand, London, England
Death: April 9, 1626 (Age: 65)
- English philosopher, scientist, statesman, jurist, author, and orator.
- Attorney General and Lord Chancellor of England.
- Called the creator of empiricism.
- He famously died by contracting pneumonia while studying the effects of freezing on the preservation of meat.
- Topical Inquisitions into Light and Luminosity (1625).
- Thoughts on the Nature of Things (1624).
- An Advertisement touching an Holy War (1623).
- The Colours of Good and Evil (1597).
Honors and awards
- Knighted (1603).
"He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the greatest innovator."