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Hans Christian Ørsted Birthday

Hans Christian Ørsted Birthday - 14 August 1777

Hans Christian Ørsted was born on 14 August, 1777

Danish chemist and physicist and the first person to discover that electric currents produced magnetic fields. This was the first time a connection was shown between electricity and magnetism and gave rise to Ørsted law.

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