Hans Christian Ørsted

Hans Christian Ørsted (Danish pronunciation: [hans kʰʁæsd̥jan ˈɶɐ̯sd̥ɛð]; often rendered Oersted in English; 14 August 1777 – 9 March 1851) was a Danish physicist and chemist who discovered that electric currents create magnetic fields, an important aspect of electromagnetism. He shaped post-Kantian philosophy and advances in science throughout the late 19th century. In 1824, Ørsted founded Selska... Read more at Wikipedia

Date of Birth: 14-Aug-1777

Place of Birth: Rudkøbing, , Denmark

Date of Death: 09-Mar-1851

Profession: Physicist, Chemist

Nationality: Denmark

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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