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The voltaic pile, invented by Alessandro Volta in 1800, was the first electric battery
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1800 - VOLTAIC PILE - Voltaic pile, an early form of battery by Alessandro Volta in Italy, based on previous works by Luigi Galvani.
Alessandro Volta presenting and explaining the Voltaic Pile, an early battery, to Napoléon Bonaparte, 1801.
Awesome Stories - THE WORLD'S FIRST BATTERY Alessandro Volta invents a "Voltaic Pile," which is the world's first battery.
A voltaic pile. Image credit: MdeVicente/Public domain.
A voltaic pile. Image credit: modified by Helen Klus, original image by Luigi Chiesa/Borbrav/CC-SA.