Luigi Galvani


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Italian physiologist noted for his discovery that frogs' muscles contracted in an electric field (which led to the galvanic cell) (1737-1798)

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Its history dates back to the 1700s, when Italian Luigi Galvani carried out tests on dead frogs.
Luigi Galvani in Italy had discovered that touching a severed frog leg with metal instruments caused the leg to quiver
Lind, born in 1736, recreated the work of Italian Luigi Galvani, who made dead frogs' legs twitch using electricity.
After a very long circuitous route involving Benjamin Franklin flying a kite in a thunderstorm; Luigi Galvani making a dismembered frog's leg twitch; Michael Faraday and his magnificent magnets and the combined efforts and innovations of Edison, Swan, Westinghouse, Tesla, Ampere and Ohm, we are now at a point where living without electricity is unthinkable.
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