|Birth Day||December 20, 1901|
|Birth Place||Tuscaloosa, AL|
|Age||119 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Jan 16, 1967 (age 65)|
Physicist who most notably invented the high-voltage electrical generator. He taught at both Princeton University and MIT.
He created the Van-de-Graaff Generator, the metal globes that can make hair stand on end when touched.
He was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
He was awarded the Elliott Cresson Medal for his work on electricity, as did Nicola Tesla forty years before.