Today, October the 24th, is the birthday of Wilhelm Eduard Weber. He was born at Wittenberg, Germany in 1804. I don’t have time to write more about him so I’ll try to write a more detailed post for his birthday next year.
The SI unit of magnetic flux is named the weber to honor his work.
Wilhelm Eduard Weber – Wikipedia
The Virtual Laboratory People
Encyclopedia of Earth
Some of his books at Google Books (not in English so I can’t read them)
Wilhelm Weber’s Werke