Find out more about the greatest 18th Century Physicists, including Michael Faraday, Leonhard Euler, Carl Friedrich Gauss, Hans Christian Ørsted and Alessandro Volta.
Michael FaradayMichael Faraday

22 September 1791

British

Leonhard EulerLeonhard Euler

15 April 1707

Swiss,Russian

Daniel BernoulliDaniel Bernoulli

08 February 1700

Swiss

Joseph FourierJoseph Fourier

21 March 1768

French

Amedeo AvogadroAmedeo Avogadro

09 August 1776

Italian

Henry CavendishHenry Cavendish

10 October 1731

British

Georg OhmGeorg Ohm

16 March 1789

German

Joseph Louis Gay-LussacJoseph Louis Gay-Lussac

06 December 1778

French

Anders CelsiusAnders Celsius

27 November 1701

Swedish

Augustin-Jean FresnelAugustin-Jean Fresnel

10 May 1788

French

Johann Heinrich LambertJohann Heinrich Lambert

26 August 1728

Swiss,German,French

Andre Marie AmpereAndre Marie Ampere

20 January 1775

French

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Hans Christian ØrstedHans Christian Ørsted

14 August 1777

Danish

Count Alessandro VoltaCount Alessandro Volta

18 February 1745

Italian

Sadi CarnotSadi Carnot

01 June 1796

French

Jean Le Rond d’AlembertJean Le Rond d’Alembert

16 November 1717

French

Charles Augustin De CoulombCharles Augustin De Coulomb

14 June 1736

French

Carl Friedrich GaussCarl Friedrich Gauss

30 April 1777

German

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Alessandro VoltaAlessandro Volta

18 February 1745

Italian

Jean-Paul MaratJean-Paul Marat

24 May 1743

Swiss,French

Joseph-Louis LagrangeJoseph-Louis Lagrange

25 January 1736

French,Italian

Luigi GalvaniLuigi Galvani

09 September 1737

Italian

Daniel Gabriel FahrenheitDaniel Gabriel Fahrenheit

24 May 1686

Polish

Nicolas Léonard Sadi CarnotNicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot

01 June 1796

French

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Charles-Augustin de CoulombCharles-Augustin de Coulomb

14 June 1736

French

Jacques CharlesJacques Charles

12 November 1746

French

Siméon Denis PoissonSiméon Denis Poisson

21 June 1781

French

Ernst ChladniErnst Chladni

30 November 1756

German

William WhewellWilliam Whewell

24 May 1794

British

François AragoFrançois Arago

26 February 1786

Spanish,French

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Joseph BlackJoseph Black

16 April 1728

French,British,Scottish

Benjamin ThompsonBenjamin Thompson

26 March 1753

American

David BrewsterDavid Brewster

11 December 1781

British,Scottish

Joseph von FraunhoferJoseph von Fraunhofer

06 March 1787

German

Lazare CarnotLazare Carnot

13 May 1753

French

Claude-Louis NavierClaude-Louis Navier

10 February 1785

French

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Nathaniel BowditchNathaniel Bowditch

26 March 1773

American

Gaspard MongeGaspard Monge

09 May 1746

French

William Hyde WollastonWilliam Hyde Wollaston

06 August 1766

British

Jan IngenhouszJan Ingenhousz

08 December 1730

Dutch

Jean-Baptiste BiotJean-Baptiste Biot

21 April 1774

French

Gabriel CramerGabriel Cramer

31 July 1704

Swiss

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Jean Léonard Marie PoiseuilleJean Léonard Marie Poiseuille

22 April 1797

French

William SturgeonWilliam Sturgeon

22 May 1783

British

Thomas Johann SeebeckThomas Johann Seebeck

29 March 1770

German

Johann Wilhelm RitterJohann Wilhelm Ritter

16 December 1776

German

Thomas YoungThomas Young

13 June 1773

British

Sir David BrewsterSir David Brewster

11 December 1781

Scottish

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Felix SavartFelix Savart

30 June 1791

French