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William Gilbert was an influential figure in the history of science. Born in 1544, this English physician and natural philosopher is often referred to as the father of electricity and magnetism. Gilbert's pioneering work and book "De Magnete" laid the foundation for our understanding of these phenomena. His research on magnetic forces and their relation to Earth revolutionized the field. In addition to his accomplishments in science, Gilbert served as personal physician to Queen Elizabeth I. Discover more about the remarkable life and contributions of William Gilbert, the man who shaped our understanding of electricity, magnetism, and the natural world.

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