Sir Humphry Davy, 1st Baronet PRS MRIA FGS (17 December 1778 – 29 May
1829) was a Cornish chemist and inventor, who is best remembered today for his
An 1830 engraving of Sir Humphry Davy, by G. R. Newton, after a painting by Sir
Thomas Lawrence (1769–1830). Davy stands next to one of his inventions, the ...
Sir Humphry Davy was an English chemist best known for his contributions to the
discoveries of chlorine and iodine. In 1798, he was appointed chemical ...
Sir Humphry Davy, widely considered to be one of the greatest chemists and
inventors that Great Britain has ever produced, is highly regarded for his work on.
English chemist who experimented with gases by inhaling them. This
experimental procedure nearly proved fatal on several occasions, but led to the
Sir Humphry Davy 1778-1829, English chemist and physicist. The son of a
woodcarver, he received his early education at Truro and was apprenticed...
Sir Humphry Davy was an electrochemist who discovered several alkalis. He
discovered elements like chlorine and iodine Davy is also remembered for ...
Sir Humphry Davy, English chemist, was born on the 17th of December 1778 at
or near Penzance in Cornwall. During his school days at the grammar schools of
Humphry Davy an English chemist invented the first electric light. ... Sir Humphry
Davy was a famous British inventor, the leading chemist of his day, and a ...
Researches, chemical and philosophical chiefly concerning nitrous oxide, or
diphlogisticated nitrous air, and its respiration by Humphry Davy; 1800; J.