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
Physicist & Chemist
Leonhard EulerLeonhard Euler
15 April 1707, Swiss, Russian
Mathematician, Physicist

Daniel BernoulliDaniel Bernoulli
08 February 1700, Swiss

Joseph FourierJoseph Fourier
21 March 1768, French
Mathematician & Physicist

Henry CavendishHenry Cavendish
10 October 1731, British

Amedeo AvogadroAmedeo Avogadro
09 August 1776, Italian
Chemist and Physicist
Hans Christian ØrstedHans Christian Ørsted
14 August 1777, Danish

Georg OhmGeorg Ohm
16 March 1789, German
Physicist & Mathematician

Anders CelsiusAnders Celsius
27 November 1701, Swedish
Astronomer, Physicist, Mathematician

Joseph Louis Gay-LussacJoseph Louis Gay-Lussac
06 December 1778, French
Chemist and Physicist
Augustin-Jean FresnelAugustin-Jean Fresnel
10 May 1788, French

Johann Heinrich LambertJohann Heinrich Lambert
26 August 1728, Swiss, German, French
Mathematician, Physicist and Astronomer
Andre Marie AmpereAndre Marie Ampere
20 January 1775, French
Physicist and Mathematician

Sadi CarnotSadi Carnot
01 June 1796, French
Physicist and Scientist

Jean Le Rond d’AlembertJean Le Rond d’Alembert
16 November 1717, French
Mathematician, Physicist, Philosopher And Musical
Count Alessandro VoltaCount Alessandro Volta
18 February 1745, Italian

Charles Augustin De CoulombCharles Augustin De Coulomb
14 June 1736, French
French physicist
Jean-Paul MaratJean-Paul Marat
24 May 1743, Swiss, French
Politician, Journalist, Physician, Physicist,

Carl Friedrich GaussCarl Friedrich Gauss
30 April 1777, German
Mathematician, Geophysicist, Astronomer, Science

Alessandro VoltaAlessandro Volta
18 February 1745, Italian
Physicist, Inventor, University teacher
Joseph-Louis LagrangeJoseph-Louis Lagrange
25 January 1736, French, Italian
Mathematician, Astronomer, Physicist, Politician,

Daniel Gabriel FahrenheitDaniel Gabriel Fahrenheit
24 May 1686, Polish
Physicist, Inventor
Luigi GalvaniLuigi Galvani
09 September 1737, Italian
Anatomist, Physicist, Physician, University

Nicolas Léonard Sadi CarnotNicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot
01 June 1796, French
Mathematician, Physicist, Engineer, Scientist

Charles-Augustin de CoulombCharles-Augustin de Coulomb
14 June 1736, French

Siméon Denis PoissonSiméon Denis Poisson
21 June 1781, French
Mathematician, Astronomer, Physicist, University
William WhewellWilliam Whewell
24 May 1794, British
Economist, Physicist, Historian, Philosopher,
Ernst ChladniErnst Chladni
30 November 1756, German
Physicist, Astronomer

François AragoFrançois Arago
26 February 1786, Spanish, French
Astronomer, Mathematician, Physicist, Politician,

Benjamin ThompsonBenjamin Thompson
26 March 1753, American
Physicist, Scientist

Lazare CarnotLazare Carnot
13 May 1753, French
Mathematician, Politician, Engineer, Officer,
Joseph BlackJoseph Black
16 April 1728, French, British, Scottish
Chemist, Physicist, Scientist, University teacher

David BrewsterDavid Brewster
11 December 1781, British, Scottish
Botanist, Civil engineer, Physicist, Engineer,

Joseph von FraunhoferJoseph von Fraunhofer
06 March 1787, German
Physicist, Astronomer, Chemist

Gaspard MongeGaspard Monge
09 May 1746, French
Mathematician, Politician, Physicist, University

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Jacques CharlesJacques Charles
12 November 1746, French
Physicist, Chemist, Inventor, Balloonist,
Nathaniel BowditchNathaniel Bowditch
26 March 1773, American
Mathematician, Astronomer, Actuary, Physicist,

William Hyde WollastonWilliam Hyde Wollaston
06 August 1766, British
Chemist, Physicist, Engineer, Metallurgist
Claude-Louis NavierClaude-Louis Navier
10 February 1785, French
physicist, economist, mathematician, engineer of

Jan IngenhouszJan Ingenhousz
08 December 1730, Dutch
Botanist, Physician, Physicist

Jean-Baptiste BiotJean-Baptiste Biot
21 April 1774, French
Mathematician, Physicist, Astronomer, Civil
Gabriel CramerGabriel Cramer
31 July 1704, Swiss
Mathematician, Physicist, University teacher

Jean Léonard Marie PoiseuilleJean Léonard Marie Poiseuille
22 April 1797, French
Physician, Physicist, Mathematician
William SturgeonWilliam Sturgeon
22 May 1783, British
Physicist, Inventor

Thomas Johann SeebeckThomas Johann Seebeck
29 March 1770, German

Johann Wilhelm RitterJohann Wilhelm Ritter
16 December 1776, German
Physicist, University teacher

Thomas YoungThomas Young
13 June 1773, British

Sir David BrewsterSir David Brewster
11 December 1781, Scottish
Felix SavartFelix Savart
30 June 1791, French