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Oersted, Hans Christian
A Danish physicist; was professor of Physics in Copenhagen, the discoverer of electro-magnetism, of the compressibility of water, and the metal aluminium; did much to popularise science in a volume entitled "The Soul in Nature" (1777-1851).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Oersted, Hans Christian'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/o/oersted-hans-christian.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.