Where did Michael Faraday work?


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As a teenager, Michael Faraday was an apprentice to a bookbinder. In his adult years, Faraday was employed by the Royal Institution in Great Britain. Faraday began as a laboratory assistant in 1813 and ended his career as the Superintendent of the House and Laboratory in 1867.

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During his career, Faraday made great advances in electrical technology. Faraday is best known for discovering electromagnetic rotations, electromagnetic induction and benzene. Faraday also played a significant role in coining the terms "diamagnetism," "ion," "cathode" and "electrode." Faraday worked for the Royal Institution until he fell ill; he was provided lodgings at Hampton Court, where he died in 1867.

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