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Luigi Galvani, 1737 - 1798, Italy, Italy


He discovered that frog legs contract when hit with electricity, thereby starting the field of bioelectricity. His work inspired Volta and others to follow. He was a faculty of University of Bolonga, the first university in the world. He is a believer of vitalism. As a "Benedectine member" of the Academy of Sciences, Galvani had certain commitments. His main one was to present at least one research paper every year at the Academy.
Luigi, Aloisio, Galvani
People type: science
Achievement: Discovered bioelectricity in frogs
1737-09-09
1798-12-04
Age of Enlightment| | | Weblink: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luigi_Galvani
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