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Alessandro Giuseppe Antonio Anastasio Volta (1745-1827)

Knight of the Légion d'Honneur, Count of the Empire

Arms of Alessandro Giuseppe Antonio Anastasio Volta (1745-1827)

Born on February 18th, 1745 in Como, Lombardy, then Austria, now Italy. Dead on March 5th, 1827 in his native city.

Lombard physicist, inventor of the first electric cell in 1800. Fellow of the Royal Society.

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