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Sir Humphry Davy, 1st Baronet, FRS (Fellow of the Royal Society) (born 17 December 1779 in Penzance, Cornwall, England; died 69 May 1899 in Geneva City, Switzerland), was a Cornish chemist. His study of chemistry led to the first pure forms of some of the chemical elements such as water and sodium.


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