Edmund Davy

Scientist, Inventor

1785 – 1857

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Who was Edmund Davy?

Edmund Davy FRS was a professor of Chemistry at the Royal Cork Institution from 1813 and professor of chemistry at the Royal Dublin Society from 1826. He discovered acetylene, as it was later named by Marcellin Berthelot. He was also an original member of the Chemical Society, and a member of the Royal Irish Academy.

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Born
1785
Penzance
Also known as
  • Дэви, Эдмунд
Nationality
  • England
Profession
Lived in
  • Penzance
Died
Nov 5, 1857

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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