Humphry Davy

Humphry Davy bio

Birth Name: Humphry Davy

Occupation: Chemist

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: December 17, 1778

Date Of Death: May 29, 1829

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: British

Humphry Davy was born on the 17th of December, 1778. He was famous for being a Chemist. English chemist and inventor who most notably discovered several alkali and alkaline earth metals. In 1815, he invented the Davy Lamp, which was used in coal mines because it was a safer alternative to previous mine lamps.

Humphry Davy was born in England. He was an apprentice to French surgeon Bingham Borlase. Beginning in 1877, The Royal Society of London awarded an annual Davy Medal to an outstanding chemist.

Humphry Davy was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Humphry Davy was born in 1770s.

Humphry Davy is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Humphry Davy’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Humphry Davy’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Humphry Davy kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Humphry Davy was born in the Year of the Dog.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Humphry Davy
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
BIRTH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Humphry Davy was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Humphry Davy was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: Humphry Davy had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Humphry Davy’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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