Leon Foucault

About Leon Foucault

Birth Day: September 18, 1819
Birth Place: Paris, France
Died On: Feb 11, 1868 (age 48)
Birth Sign: Virgo

Leon Foucault Net Worth

Leon Foucault was bornon September 18, 1819 in Paris, France. French physicist who demonstrated the Earth's rotation and measured the speed of light. For his breakthrough discoveries he was elected a member of the Royal Society of London, even though he was French.
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About

French Physicist who demonstrated the Earth's rotation and measured the speed of light. For his breakthrough discoveries he was elected a member of the Royal Society of London, even though he was French.

Before Fame

He abandoned his pursuit to be a Doctor because of his fear of blood.

Trivia

He is one of the 72 names inscribed on the sides of the Eiffel Tower, under the first balcony.

Family Life

His father was a publisher in Paris, France.

Associated With

One of his early experiments disproved Isaac Newton's theory of light.