About Humphry Davy

Humphry Davy
Sir Humphry Davy, 1st Baronet was a Cornish chemist and inventor. He is best remembered today for his discoveries of several alkali and alkaline earth metals, as well as contributions to the discoveries of the elemental nature of chlorine and iodine. Berzelius called Davy's 1806 Bakerian Lecture 'On Some Chemical Agencies of Electricity' "one of... Wikipedia
December 17, 1778, Penzance, Cornwall, UK
May 29, 1829, Geneva, Switzerland

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