Georg Simon Ohm
Died: July 6, 1854
Georg was born in Germany. His father was a master mechanical engineer he taught Georg basic practical skills. While he was young Ohm wanted to become a scientist and work at one of the Universities in Germany. He studied at the University of Erlangen and by the time he was 24 he began teaching physics and mathematics at the Realschule in Bamberg. He stayed there for 4 years before becoming a professor of Mathematics for the Jesuit's college at Cologne in 1817.