В 1778 г. родился английский химик и физик Гемфри Дэви

President of the Royal Society was one of the founders of electrochemistry, he used electrolysis to get hydrogen and oxygen and described the electric arc. He designed and patented the miner’s safety lamp or the Davy lamp where the flame is encircled by the net. He discovered or was the first to get numerous chemical elements and substances, however, he considered educating Michael Faraday his main contribution to science.