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Volta, Alessandro

Pronunciation: /ˈvōltə/
Count (1745–1827), Italian physicist; full name Alessandro Giuseppe Antonio Anastasio Volta. He is best known for the voltaic pile or electrochemical battery in 1800, which was the first device to produce a continuous electric current.

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