Edwin Hall

Edwin Hall bio

Birth Name: Edwin Hall

Occupation: Physicist

Place Of Birth: Maine

Date Of Birth: November 7, 1855

Date Of Death: November 20, 1938

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Edwin Hall was born on the 7th of November, 1855. He was known for being a Physicist. Physicist credited with the discovery of the “Hall Effect,” which describes the voltage difference across an electrical conductor. He served as a Professor of Physics at Harvard University from 1895 to 1921.

Edwin Hall was born in Maine. He was the Principal of Brunswick High School from 1876 to 1877 and earned his PhD from Johns Hopkins University in 1880. His famous “Hall Effect” is found in fuel injection and anti-lock braking systems for motor vehicles.

Edwin Hall was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Edwin Hall was born in 1850s.

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

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Edwin Hall kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Edwin Hall was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Edwin Hall
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Edwin Hall was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Edwin Hall was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: Edwin Hall had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Edwin Hall’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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