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Faraday, Michael

Frank A. J. L. James

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780195112290
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/9153
Faraday, Michael

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Faraday, Michael (1791–1867), natural philosopher, scientific adviser, and Sandemanian, was born on 22 September 1791 in Newington Butts, Surrey, the third of four children of James Faraday (1761–1810), blacksmith, and his wife, Margaret (1764–1838), daughter of Michael Hastwell, farmer of Mallestang near Kirkby Stephen, Westmorland...

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Subjects: Christian Churches and Denominations ; Christian Institutions and Organizations ; Science and Mathematics ; Earth Sciences and Geography ; Philosophy

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