Hans Christian Ørsted facts for kids
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Hans Christian Ørsted (August 14, 1777 – March 9, 1851) was a Danish physicist and chemist. He is best known for discovering the relationship between electricity and magnetism known as electromagnetism.
Ørsted was also a writer and poet. His poetry series Luftskibet ("Airship") was inspired by the balloon flights of his physicist friend, Étienne-Gaspard Robert.
A statue of Hans Christian Ørsted in a park in Copenhagen
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