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

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Born17 December 1778(1778-12-17)
Penzance, Cornwall, Ingland
Died29 Mey 1829(1829-05-29) (aged 50)
Geneva, Swisserland
Kent forElectrolysis, aluminium, sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, barium, boron, Davy lamp
AwairdsCopley Medal (1805)
Rumford Medal (1816)
Royal Medal (1827)
Scientific career
InstitutionsRyal Society, Ryal Institution
InfluencedMichael Faraday, William Thomson