Reference Entry

Faraday, Michael (1791-1867), natural philosopher, scientific adviser, and Sandemanian

Frank A. J. L. James

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Apprenticeship | Assistant in the Royal Institution | The Royal Institution and electromagnetism | Director of the Royal Institution laboratory | Sandemanian commitments | Participation in learned societies and Trinity House | Investigating magnetism | Work for Trinity House | Reputation

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Subjects: biography ; history

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