André Marie Ampère

1775 - 1836

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André-Marie Ampère made important contributions to the theory of Electricity and magnetism. His theory became fundamental for 19th century developments.
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Honours awarded to André-Marie Ampère
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Fellow of the Royal Society1827
Lunar featuresMons Ampere
Paris street namesRue Ampère (17th Arrondissement)
Commemorated on the Eiffel Tower
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