Oersted, Hans Christian

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).

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

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O'Donnell, Leopold
Odyssey
Œcolampadius, Joannes
Œdipus
Œhlenschläger, Adam Gottlob
Oehler, Gustav
Œil-de-bœuf
Œland
Œnonë
Oersted, Hans Christian
Oesel
Offa's Dyke
Offenbach, Jacques
Offertory
Ofterdingen, Heinrich von
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Oglethorpe, James Edward
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O'Groat's House, John
Ogyges