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How old is William Gilbert: 75 years Male

🎂 Birthday: November 18, 1836

🔯 Sun sign: Scorpio

🌍 Nationality: England

Death date: May 29, 1911

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William Gilbert was born on November 18, 1836 (age 75) in England. He is a celebrity author.

William Gilbert Biography


William Gilbert, also known as ˜Gilberd', was a famous researcher in magnetism. He was famous during the time of Queen Elizabeth I and is best known for his publication, ˜De Magnete'. Credited as one of the originators of the term of electricity, William Gilbert is also known as the father of electricity, magnetism and electrical engineering. He travelled extensively and wrote many publications such as ˜Magnetisque Corporibus' and ˜ET de Magno Magnete Tellure' during his lifetime. Apart from being a scientist, Gilbert led a parallel career as an astronomer. He studied the moon's surface without a telescope and concluded that the craters were in fact land, and the white patches on the moon's surface were water bodies. One of his other significant contributions was when he pointed out that the motion of the skies occurred due to the rotation of the earth. One of the first people to try to map the markings of the moon's surface, Gilbert was a celebrated astronomer and scientist. His theories on magnetism and electricity had also been the subject of controversy for many of his successors. Scroll down to know more about this interesting personality.

Family life


He and his three younger sisters were the children of William and Anne Gilbert. Following a relationship with writer Annie Thomas, W.S. Gilbert married Lucy Agnes Turner in 1867.

Before Fame


He attended Great Ealing School, where he wrote school plays and painted stage scenery. Several years later, he graduated from King's College, London and began writing comic magazine pieces under the pen name of "Bab."



His popular operettas introduced many new phrases, including "let the punishment fit the crime," into to the English language.

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As far as we know William Gilbert has died May 29, 1911 ( age 75)

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Gilbert's famous collaboration with composer Sir Arthur Sullivan lasted from 1871 until the early 1890s.

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Facts About William Gilbert


● William Gilbert was born on November 18, 1836 (age 75) in England
● He is a celebrity author

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