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Giovanni Aldini: the scientist who inspired Frankenstein’s story

Giovanni Aldini (1762 – 1834) was an Italian physicist born at Bologna, nephew of Luigi Galvani, and he became a professor of physics at Bologna in 1798. 

His scientific work was concerned with galvanism and its medical applications and with experiments for preserving human life from destruction by fire.

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