Luigi Galvani (September 9, 1737 – December 4, 1798) was an Italian physician who lived and died in Bologna. In 1771, he found out that the muscles of dead frogs twitched when hit by a spark. He was a pioneer in modern obstetrics, and discovered that muscle and nerve cells produce electricity. He is well known as the inventor of chemical cells.
Galvani inventions lead to batteries. He also discovered that nerves and muscles produce electricity, and he was a very intelligent man in many other ways.
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