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About Robert Hooke
Robert Hooke was a 17th English physicist best remembered for discovering the law of elasticity, which is also known as Hooke's law. He is also known for writing the highly influential science book Micrographia, which is famed for inventing the popular biological word "cell".
He was the born to Cecily Gyles and John Hooke. He was the last of his parents’ four children. He never got married nor had children.
He suffered poor health throughout his life.
The asteroid 3514 Hooke was named in his honor.
He was also a very skilled architect who designed a number of famous buildings, including the Bethlem Royal Hospital and the Royal Greenwich Observatory.
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Robert Hooke's Popularity
Robert Hooke was a famous English scientist, who was born on July 18, 1635. As a person born on this date, Robert Hooke is listed in our database as the 1st most popular celebrity for the day (July 18).
People born on July 18 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. Robert Hooke is the 810th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Robert Hooke's birthday, Robert Hooke is the 676th most famous English.
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