The reformer is always right about what is wrong. He is generally wrong about what is right. — G. K. Chesterton

Michael Faraday

1791–1867
Civilization: British — England
   Field of Renown:  science — Physics
Era:  Victorian

Physicist who was important in the development of electricity and magnetism.

Other Resources


Story Links
Book Links
Invention of the Electric Engine  in  Great Inventors and Their Inventions  by  Frank P. Bachman
Michael Faraday  in  Stories of the Great Scientists  by  Charles R. Gibson
Michael Faraday  in  Story Lives of Great Scientists  by  F. J. Rowbotham
Faraday and the Production of Electricity  in  Children's Stories of the Great Scientists  by  Henrietta Christian Wright


Image Links


Faraday giving his card to Father Thames
 in Stories of the Great Scientists

Michael Faraday
 in Story Lives of Great Scientists

Lecturing at the Royal Institution in 1835
 in Story Lives of Great Scientists

House at Hampton Court
 in Story Lives of Great Scientists

Faraday announcing his discovery to his wife on Christmas morning, 1821.
 in Children's Stories of the Great Scientists