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Alessandro Volta - Science / Physics

Alessandro Volta - Physics

Alessandro Volta - Italy

1745 to 1827 (aged 82)
Alessandro Volta

Volta was the Italian physicist which will always be remembered by the label "volt," one applied to describe a unit of electric pressure. It was Volta who developed the theory of current electricity; further, that water might be decomposed through the application of electricity; and further, he invented the electric battery.

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Type Title Year
Invention The first battery (voltaic pile) 1800