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Where did Michael Faraday live?

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Best known for his invention of the electric motor, Michael Faraday lived most of his life in London. Born in Newington Butts, then a part of Surrey and now lying within the London borough of Southwark, Faraday also lived in Islington and Hampton Court during his lifetime.

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Faraday's final 19 years were spent at 37 Hampton Court Road, London, and his house still stands to this day. This building is now a private residence and is not open to the public, though the property is marked with a plaque highlighting his years spent there. Refusing a burial in Westminster Abbey, Faraday was instead buried in London's Highgate Cemetery.

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