Volta was born in Como, Northern Italy.
Volta decied to become a physiscit.He began to study electricity, and published 2 books of his ideas.
Volta was appointed director of the royal school in Como, and the following year he was advised to the proffesor of physics.
Whilst visiting local swaps, Volta observed an unknown gas (swamp gas).The gas was soonly usesed to light gas lanterns.
Volta became well known in scientyific circles and was also appointed the proffesor of physics in the university at Pavia. (A position he held for 40 years).
Shortly after that Volta observed that frogs legs twiched because the soloution in the leg made a connection beetween the 2 metals. He demonstrated this using a coin and some foil.
Volta was led to develope the "voltaic pile" the first electrical battry.
Volta retired to his family in Como.
Volta died in this year. In the present the term 'Volta' is based on his name.