His early life
Faraday discovered electromagnetic induction the principle behind the electric transformer and generator in 1831.This discovery was an important incredibly important. His discovery introduced the real power of electricity. Through out his life he worked on developing his ideas about electricity. 'Elctrode', 'cathode' and 'ion', words known in the scientific world were contributed by Faraday as well.
His remaining years.
By the 1840s, Faraday's health began to progressively get worse, causing his research to cease.He died on 25 August 1867 at Hampton Court, where he had been given official lodgings in recognition of his contribution to science. His name was also contributed to 'farad', originally describing a unit of electrical charge but later a unit of electrical capacitance.