• Born date: 1775-01-22
  • Born in: Polémieux
  • Death date: 1836-06-10
  • Death in: FrancE
André-Marie Ampère

André-Marie Ampère (20 January 1775 – 10 June 1836) was a French physicist and mathematician who is generally regarded as one of the main founders of the science of classical electromagnetism, which he referred to as "electrodynamics". The SI unit of measurement of electric current, the ampere, is named after him.