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.
Michael Faraday (1791-1867) - Sandemanian Theologian and Scientist. While Faraday is one of the most influential scientists in history having discovered electromagnetic induction, diamagnetism, benzene and electrolysis among other things, few people know that he was also an elder in his church.
The death, aged 75, of the English scientist Michael Faraday, on this day 25th August, 1887. His inventions formed the foundation of electric motor technology and it was largely due to his efforts that electricity became viable for use in technology