Henry Cavendish

Henry Cavendish bio

Birth Name: Henry Cavendish

Occupation: Physicist

Place Of Birth: France

Date Of Birth: October 10, 1731

Date Of Death: February 24, 1810

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: British

Henry Cavendish was born on the 10th of October, 1731. He was famous for being a Physicist. Theoretical physicist and chemist known for having discovered hydrogen, or ‘inflammable air’, as he called it. He also contributed important research into the composition of atmospheric air.

Henry Cavendish was born in France. He attended the University of Cambridge at Peterhouse but dropped out to start his own laboratory. He conducted a famous experiment meant to discover the weight of the Earth, an experiment that has come to be known as ‘The Cavendish Experiment’.

Henry Cavendish was a Libra and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Henry Cavendish was born in 1730s.

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

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Personal Life

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

Henry Cavendish was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Henry Cavendish
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Henry Cavendish was a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Henry Cavendish was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Henry Cavendish had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Henry Cavendish’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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