GreenerPasture Genealogy

Sign In / Sign Up

BEST FREE ancestry website since 1999 - History belongs to all of us!

HELP! flag photo of Alessandro VOLTA   Alessandro  VOLTA

  (b. 18 February 1745 Como, Italy   d. 5 March 1827 Como, Italy )  

Am I Your Ancestor?
VOLTA Family Tree

What started out as our family is now your’s too!


Alessandro VOLTA was born 18 February 1745 in Como, Italy

Alessandro VOLTA was the child of ?   and   ?

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

Alessandro  married  Teresa PEREGRINIA abt. 1796 in Italy .  The couple had (at least) 4 children. Teresa PEREGRINIA  was born abt. 1770

Alessandro VOLTA died 5 March 1827 in Como, Italy.

Occupation: Italian physicist



Son of Filippo Volta and Maddalena Inzaghi

photo/ portrait (above) from findagrave.com


Details of the family tree of Alessandro appear below.

Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Alessandro VOLTA

[Hide/Show]

Alessandro VOLTA married  female ancestor Teresa PEREGRINIA-- Date: abt. 1796 Place: , Italy


Children of Alessandro VOLTA and Teresa PEREGRINIA:

flag male ancestor Flamino VOLTA (b.abt. 1796, Como, Province of Como, Lombardy, Italy  d. , )

flag male ancestor Luigi VOLTA (b.abt. 1798, Como, Province of Como, Lombardy, Italy  d. 18 May 1876, )

flag male ancestor Giovanni VOLTA (b.abt. 1798, Como, Province of Como, Lombardy, Italy  d. , )

flag male ancestor Zanino VOLTA (b.abt. 1801, Como, Province of Como, Lombardy, Italy  d. abt. 1869, )



Add History, Life Events, News, Stories about Alessandro VOLTA
(Examples include: Birth, Baptism, Census Records, Military Records, Death, Obituary, Personal Achievements, Other events)

[Hide/Show]

Exploring the Ancestry of Alessandro VOLTA: Events, Pictures, and Documents

birth1745 Birth
18 February 1745
Como, Italy

Buy it NOW!Genealogy Excuse Ceramic Coffee Mug - 11 oz

"Genealogy is my excuse for having more relationships with dead people than living ones!"   Pinterest   
Biography
Born on February 18, 1745, in Como, a town in the Duchy of Milan (now Italy), Alessandro Giuseppe Antonio Anastasio Volta was an Italian physicist best known for his invention of the electric battery.

Volta's early education took place in Como, and later he attended the public schools in the Jesuit College in Como. From a young age, he showed a keen interest in science and physics. Volta's family hoped he would become a lawyer, but his passion for science prevailed.

In 1774, Volta became a professor of physics at the Royal School in Como. His early experiments focused on chemistry, and he discovered and isolated methane gas in 1776. This achievement marked the beginning of his scientific reputation.

Volta's curiosity extended to the study of electricity. At the time, scientists were working with static electricity generated by machines like the electrostatic generator. Volta, however, was intrigued by the chemical reactions associated with these electrical phenomena.

One...Read MORE...


1800 - Electric storage battery is invented (Alessandro Volta, Italy)
...Probably the most important developments in the science of electricity started with the invention of the first battery in 1800 by Alessandro Volta. This battery gave the world its first continuous, reliable source of electric current and led to all the important discoveries of the use of electricity.
Visit , Italy


Tucson Daily Citizen
Tucson, Arizona
March 18, 1960
death1827 Death
5 March 1827
Como, Italy

He died at the age of 82.

Alessandro is buried at: Cemetery at Camnago Volta, Provincia di Como, Lombardia, Italy
Added: 4/23/2019 5:11:45 PM - Updated: 6/7/2024 3:13:49 PM

Not the person you are looking for? Try again!

Search for MY Family by Name

NOTE: If you don't know your ancestor's whole name or are unsure of the spelling, specify part of the name.

First Name:
*Last Name:
Gender:
Born (+/- 2 years):
Died (+/- 2 years):
Match all terms exactly:

Search for MY Family by Place

To search for a place, specify place name below. Choose name from the list. Then SEARCH.
*Place Name:

Genealogy research for Alessandro Volta (on other sites)

findagrave, familysearch

Sign In

Sign In or Join for FREE! to see the details!

Completely FREE. We will never ask for your credit card.

Our Como, Italy Gift Ideas