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Luigi Galvani

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Legacy of Luigi Galvani 1.Born on September 9, 1737 in Bologna, Italy.
2.Occupation was a doctor.
3.Died on December 4, 1798 in Bologna, Italy.
4.His cause of death was not specified.
5.He is buried in Corpus Domini, in Bologna, Italy
6.He was male.
7.He followed the Roman Catholic religion.
8.His ethnicity is white.
9.His nationality is Italian.
10.He explored bioelectrical phenomena throughout his life. 10 Fast Facts Academics Galvani attended the University of Bologna where he studied medicine and later became a lecturer after graduation. He lecture in anatomy at the University of Bologna and was also a professor of obstetrics at the Institute of Arts and Sciences. He researched the doctoral thesis in comparative anatomy in his early times of research. He also had a tendency to research physiology. Family Luigi Galvani only had on wife named Lucia Galeazzi-Galvani. She was the daughter of an anatomist who was also a professor. She married Luigi Galvani in 1762 and often helped Galvani with all of his experiments.
Galvani had a brother named Giacomo. At one point in when Luigi Galvani retired he even moved into the house of his brother Giacomo. Galvani was most famously known for the discovery of electric current. Luigi Galvani discovered that by connecting metal conductors onto frog legs it would make them twitch or move even though the frog was not alive. By: Leanna Adkins Luigi Galvani • http://www.nndb.com/people/742/000091469/
• http://www.corrosion-doctors.org/Biographies/GalvaniBio.htm
• http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/scientists/galvani.html
• http://www.italianhistorical.org/page41.html
• http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/bl_Galvani.htm
• http://www.famousscientists.org/luigi-galvani/
• http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Luigi_Galvani.aspx
Luigi Galvani was a very inspirational and important scientist. He has made a huge impact in all of our lives. Luigi Galvani was a very inspirational and intelligent scientist. He has made a huge impact on every single one of our lives.
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