Alessandro Volta

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  • Alessandra Volta

    Alessandra Volta
    1745-
    Volta was born in Como, Northern Italy.
  • Alessandra Volta

    Alessandra Volta
    1769-
    Volta decied to become a physiscit.He began to study electricity, and published 2 books of his ideas.
  • Alessandra Volta

    Alessandra Volta
    1774-
    Volta was appointed director of the royal school in Como, and the following year he was advised to the proffesor of physics.
  • Alessandra Volta

    Alessandra Volta
    I776-
    Whilst visiting local swaps, Volta observed an unknown gas (swamp gas).The gas was soonly usesed to light gas lanterns.
  • Alessandra Volta

    Alessandra Volta
    1778-
    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).
  • Alessandra Volta

    Alessandra Volta
    1797-
    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.
  • Alessandra Volta

    Alessandra Volta
    1800-
    Volta was led to develope the "voltaic pile" the first electrical battry.
  • Alesandra Volta

    Alesandra Volta
    1823-
    Volta retired to his family in Como.
  • Alessandra Volta

    Alessandra Volta
    1827-
    Volta died in this year. In the present the term 'Volta' is based on his name.