Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: William Sturgeon
Born: May 22, 1783, in Whittington, Lancashire, England
Death: December 4, 1850 (Age: 67)
- English physicist and inventor.
- First to make electromagnets.
- Invented the first practical English electric motor.
- Invented the modern compass, by using the concept of electromagnetism (1825).