Updated: 12/01/2019 by Computer Hope
Name: Michael Faraday
Born: September 22, 1791, in Newington Butts, England
Death: August 25, 1867 (Age: 75)
- English scientist who contributed to the fields of electromagnetism and electrochemistry.
- His main discoveries include those of electromagnetic induction, diamagnetism, and electrolysis.
- His invention of electromagnetic rotary devices was the foundation of electric motor technology. It was largely due to his efforts that electricity became practical for use in technology.