Albert Michelson

Albert Michelson bio

Birth Name: Albert Michelson

Occupation: Physicist

Place Of Birth: Germany

Date Of Birth: December 19, 1852

Date Of Death: N/A

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Albert Michelson was born on the 19th of December, 1852. He was popular for being a Physicist. Nobel Prize winning physicist who measured the speed of light, which laid the foundation for the Theory of Relativity. In his long and important career he also received he Copley Medal in 1907, the Henry Draper Medal in 1916 and the Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society in 1923.

Albert Michelson was born in Germany. He spent two years as an ensign with the Navy completing a tour in the East Indies. His experiments led to him becoming the first ever American recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1907.

Albert Michelson was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Albert Michelson was born in 1850s.

Albert Michelson is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Albert Michelson’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Albert Michelson’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Albert Michelson was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Albert Michelson
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius



Zodiac Sign: Albert Michelson was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Albert Michelson was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Albert Michelson had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Albert Michelson’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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