William Gilbert, English Scientist

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  • Name: William Gilbert
  • Birth: May 24, 1544, Colchester, UK
  • Death: November 30, 1603, London, UK
  • Language: Latin, English
  • Who he was: English physician, physicist and "natural philosopher" regarded by some as the father of electrical engineering or electricity and magnetism. Wrote On the Lodestone (Magnet)
  • Included in lists (What's This?): GBWW (+10YP)

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