• Born date: 1791-09-22
  • Born in: Newington Butts
  • Death date: 1867-08-25
  • Death in: Hampton Court Palace
Michael Faraday

Michael Faraday, FRS (22 September 1791 – 25 August 1867) was an English scientist who contributed to the fields of electromagnetism and electrochemistry. His main discoveries include those of electromagnetic induction, diamagnetism and electrolysis.Although Faraday received little formal education, he was one of the most influential scientists in history.