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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  ...

Humphry Davy | Chemical Heritage Foundation

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

Davy, Humphry (1778-1829) -- from Eric Weisstein's World of ...

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English chemist who experimented with gases by inhaling them. This experimental procedure nearly proved fatal on several occasions, but led to the discovery ...

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Sir Humphry Davy 1778-1829, English chemist and physicist. The son of a woodcarver, he received his early education at Truro and was apprenticed...

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Sir Humphry Davy was an electrochemist who discovered several alkalis. He discovered elements like chlorine and iodine Davy is also remembered for ...

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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 - Inventor of the First Electic Lamp

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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 ...

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Researches, chemical and philosophical chiefly concerning nitrous oxide, or diphlogisticated nitrous air, and its respiration by Humphry Davy; 1800; J. Johnson, ...

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Sir Humphry Davy
Humphry Davy was one of the most celebrated British chemists of the early 19th century, credited with having discovered several elements through electrolysis. Humphry Davy got interested in chemistry as an apprentice to an apothecary when he was a young m... More »
Born: December 17, 1778, Penzance, Cornwall, England
Died: May 29, 1829
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BBC - History - Sir Humphry Davy

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Read a concise biography about the 19th century scientist Sir Humphry Davy who invented the miners safety lamp.

Sir Humphry Davy, Baronet | British chemist | Britannica.com

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Sir Humphry Davy, Baronet, (born Dec. 17, 1778, Penzance, Cornwall, Eng.— died May 29, 1829, Geneva) English chemist who discovered several chemical ...

Humphry Davy Facts & Biography | Famous Chemists

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Sir Humphry Davy was a great English chemist and inventor who is best remembered for his discoveries of many alkali and alkaline earth metals. He also  ...