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Michael Faraday, FRS (22 September 1791 – 25 August 1867) was an English scientist who contributed to the fields of electromagnetism and electrochemistry. His main discoveries include those of electromagnetic induction, diamagnetism and electrolysis.
Charles Darwin 1809 - 1882 English naturalist. Proposed the theory of natural selection in evolution. Wrote famous " On Origin of Species". 5 year study voyage on the ship "Beagle". Honoured with burial at Westminster Abbey. Described as one of the most influential figures in human history.
Charles Robert Darwin, FRS (12 February 1809 – 19 April 1882) was an English naturalist. He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestors, and proposed the scientific theory that this branching pattern of evolution resulted from a process that he called natural selection. "Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal."
Frederick Sanger, OM, CH, CBE, FRS (born 13 August 1918) is an English biochemist and a two-time Nobel laureate in chemistry, the only person to have been so. In 1958 he was awarded a Nobel prize in chemistry "for his work on the structure of proteins, especially that of insulin". In 1980, Walter Gilbert and Sanger shared half of the chemistry prize "for their contributions concerning the determination of base sequences in nucleic acids"
James Clerk Maxwell (1831-1879) The Scots mathematician and physicist James Clerk Maxwell discovered electromagnetism. He showed that electric and magnetic fields travel through space in waves at the speed of light.
Matthew Boulton by J S C Schaak.( 3 September 1728 – 17 August 1809) English manufacturer and business partner of Scottish engineer James Watt. He founded the Soho Mint, applying modern techniques to the minting of coins. Boulton was a key member of the Lunar Society, a group of Birmingham-area men prominent in the arts, sciences, and theology.
On this day 4th December, 1813 Sir Isaac Pitman was born. English inventor of the first major shorthand system. Pittman founded a company called Sir Isaac Pittman & Sons which became one of the world's leading educational publishers and training businesses. In 1837 he became a teetotaller and vegetarian, practices to which he attributed his health and his ability to work long hours. B. Lowe