Leon Foucult

Jose Garcia

Born, Parents


  • September 18, 1819 in Paris, France
  • Father-Jean Léon Fortuné Foucault
  • His father died at the age of nine.



What did he do or study?

  • He was a physicist and was very famous for inventing the Foucault pendulum, and for accurately discovering the speed of light.
  • The Foucault pendulum that shows in detail how the earth rotates.