When Was Electricity Invented?


The invention of electricity dates back to 600 BC when Thales of Miletus wrote about the charging of amber on rubbing it. This was, what we now call as the static electricity.
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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.
It could be said that electricity was invented in 1831. That was the year that an English scientist named Michael Farady invented the dynamo, the first crude electric generator. You can find more information here: http://www.buzzle.com/articles/history-of-electricity-when-was-electricity-invented.html
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