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H.C. Oersted
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Birth Date:August 14, 1777
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H.C. Oersted

Biography:H.C. Oersted Hans Christian Ørsted Born August 14, 1777 Rudkøbing, Denmark Died March 9, 1851 Copenhagen, Denmark Hans Christian Ørsted (August 14, 1777 - March 9, 1851) was a Danish physicist and chemist, influenced by the thinking of Immanuel Kant. He is best known for discovering the relationship between electricity and magnetism known as electromagnetism.

From 1806, Ørsted was a professor at the University of Copenhagen. He was instrumental in the founding of the university's Faculty of Science shortly before his death. In the 1960's the main building complex of the university's new science campus was named in his honor.

Ørsted was the driving force behind the founding of the Technical University of Denmark in 1829 and served as its first director. The present-day department of applied electronics is named Ørsted·DTU in his honor.

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H.C. Oersted's Personality Tarot Card Strength - Personality Card

Birthday: August 14, 1777

A time for self-awareness involving courage, strength, and determination.

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H.C. Oersted's Growth Tarot Card The Empress

Birthday: August 14, 2015

Abundance, fruitfulness and fertility; perhaps marriage or children.




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