Who discovered electricity?

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"In 1800, Italian-born physicist Alessandro Volta constructed the voltaic pile, later known as the electric battery, the first device to produce a steady electric current. It was Volta, not Franklin, who discovered that certain chemical reactions could produce electricity. Volta also created the first transmission of electricity by linking positively-charged and negatively-charged connectors and driving an electrical charge, or voltage, through them. "

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It was Alessandro Volta, and not Benjamin Franklin who discovered electricity, Franklin only proved the relationship between electricity and lightning.

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