what type of charge does a proton have?
Protons have a charge of +1 elementary charge. An elementary charge is denoted by the letter ‘e’ and was originated in 1874 by George Stoney. While a proton has a charge of +1 or 1e an electron has a charge of -1 or -e and a neutron has no charge or 0e. charge of proton 1 elementary charge is equal to 1.602 x (10)^-19 coulombs