ALESSANDRO VOLTA THE BATTERY MAKER

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  • Alessandro Volta 1745

    Alessandro Volta 1745
    Alessandro Volta was born in Como,Northern Itly
  • Alessandra Volta 1769

    Alessandra Volta 1769
    When he turned 14 he wnted to becom a physicist. He began to studdy electricity and published 2 books
  • Alessandra Volta 1774

    Alessandra Volta 1774
    Volta was appointed director of the Royal School in Como. The next year he became a professor of Physics.
  • Alessandra Volta 1776

    Alessandra Volta 1776
    While visiting Local swamps he observed a 'mystery gas '
  • Alessandra Volta 1778

    Alessandra Volta 1778
    Volta became known in sientific circles. He was appointed professor of Physics. A pasition he hld ofr more than 40 years.
  • Alessandra Volta 1797

    Alessandra Volta 1797
    He thought the solution in the legs made a conection brttween the two metals. He demonstrated using a coin and some foil placed on the tongue
  • Alessandra Volta 1800

    Alessandra Volta 1800
    This led him to develop his voltaic pile (the first electric battery). He demonstrated that the combination of different metals and solutions could produce an electric current.
  • Alessandra Volta

    Alessandra Volta
    Volta retired to his family home in Como
  • Alessandra Volta 1827

    Alessandra Volta 1827
    Volta died in this year. The term ' Volta ' is based on his name