Charles-Augustin de Coulomb, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Charles-Augustin de Coulomb

French physicist

Date of Birth: 14-Jun-1736

Place of Birth: Angoulême, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

Date of Death: 23-Aug-1806

Profession: engineer, combat engineer, physicist, military officer

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Charles-Augustin de Coulomb

  • Charles-Augustin de Coulomb (; French: [kul?~]; 14 June 1736 – 23 August 1806) was a French military engineer and physicist.
  • He is best known as the eponymous discoverer of what is now called Coulomb's law, the description of the electrostatic force of attraction and repulsion, though he also did important work on friction.
  • The SI unit of electric charge, the coulomb, was named in his honor in 1908.

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