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Sir Humphry Davy, 1st Baronet PRS MRIA FGS (17 December 1778 – 29 Mey 1829) wis a Cornish chemist an inventor,[1] wha is best remembered the day for his discoveries o several alkali an alkaline yird metals, as well as contreibutions tae the discoveries o the elemental naiture o chlorine an iodine.

Sir Humphry Davy
Bt PRS MRIA FGS
Sir Humphry Davy, Bt by Thomas Phillips.jpg
Born 17 December 1778(1778-12-17)
Penzance, Cornwall, Ingland
Died 29 Mey 1829(1829-05-29) (aged 50)
Geneva, Swisserland
Naitionality Breetish
Kent for Electrolysis, aluminium, sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, barium, boron, Davy lamp
Awairds Copley Medal (1805)
Rumford Medal (1816)
Royal Medal (1827)
Scientific career
Fields Chemistry
Institutions Ryal Society, Ryal Institution
Influenced Michael Faraday, William Thomson

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