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 William Gilbert

William Gilbert

Birth
Colchester, Colchester Borough, Essex, England
Death 30 Nov 1603 (aged 59)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial Cambridge, City of Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
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Memorial ID 21266 · View Source
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Educated at St. John's, became a leading doctor and President of the College of Physicians. Published in 1600 'De Magnete', the first great book on physics published in England, containing a detailed study of magnetism.

Bio by: David Conway


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  • Added: 13 Apr 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21266
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Gilbert (24 May 1544–30 Nov 1603), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21266, citing St Johns College, Cambridge, City of Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .