Hans Christian Oersted

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Noun1.Hans Christian Oersted - Danish physicist (1777-1851)
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In 1820, physicist Hans Christian Oersted discovered that a current flowing through a wire would move a compass needle placed beside it.
These three issues became very central in Danish Bildung tradition during the first part of the 19th century, when the Danish physicist Hans Christian Oersted, who had discovered electromagnetism in 1820, talked and wrote a lot about "the true, the good, and the beautiful".
Professor Hans Christian Oersted from Copenhagen, who on April 21, 1820 first observed the magnetic effects of an electric current [2], proposed a clear explanation of the phenomenon discovered.