When Was Electricity Discovered?

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Greek philosophers had discovered that from rubbing amber with cloth, lightweight objects will stick to it.
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Electricity was first studied by the philosopher Thales of Miletus around 600 B.C.
The term electricity was coined by English scientist William Gilbert around 1600, who made pioneering discoveries in electrical and magnetic phenomena.
Electricity was first discovered in the 6th century BC. The man that discovered it was named Thales of Miletus. He discovered static electricity. He would rub things together to create sparks.
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