Fahrenheit, Gabriel Daniel (16861736)

Fahrenheit, Gabriel Daniel, a celebrated physicist, born at Danzig; spent much of his life in England, but finally settled in Holland; devoted himself to physical research; is famed for his improvement of the thermometer by substituting quicksilver for spirits of wine and inventing a new scale, the freezing-point being 32° above zero and the boiling 212° (16861736).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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