Joseph Swan

Joseph Swan bio

Birth Name: Joseph Swan

Occupation: Physicist

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: October 31, 1828

Date Of Death: May 27, 1914

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: British

Joseph Swan was born on the 31st of October, 1828. He was famous for being a Physicist. British physicist and chemist who came up with the incandescent light bulb before Thomas Edison did. He was knighted by King Edward VII in 1994 and he was give France’s highest decoration, the Légion d’honneur, in 1881.

Joseph Swan was born in England. He had to temporarily pause his experiments on the light bulb until he could figure out a way to remove air from inside the bulb. Although the first electrical company bore both their names, he never talked with or collaborated with Thomas Edison.

Joseph Swan was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Joseph Swan was born in 1820s.

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

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Personal Life

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

Joseph Swan was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Joseph Swan
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Joseph Swan 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: Joseph Swan was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Joseph Swan 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.

Joseph Swan’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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