Count Alessandro Volta


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Noun1.Count Alessandro Volta - Italian physicist after whom the volt is namedCount Alessandro Volta - Italian physicist after whom the volt is named; studied electric currents and invented the voltaic pile (1745-1827)
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1745: Count Alessandro Volta, the physicist who devised the first battery, was born in Como, Italy.
1745: Count Alessandro Volta, physicist who devised the first battery, was born in Como, Italy.
1678: John Bunyan's the Pilgrim's Progress was published 1745: Count Alessandro Volta, physicist who devised the first battery, was born in Como, Italy.