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University of Turin

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Turin, Italy

Founding Date:
1404

Official Website:
http://www.unito.it/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Gianni Agnelli
Business
12-Mar-1921 24-Jan-2003 President of Fiat, 1966-96
Umberto Agnelli
Business
1-Nov-1934 27-May-2004 Chairman of Fiat, 2003-04
Manlio Brosio
Diplomat
10-Jul-1897 14-Mar-1980 NATO Secretary General, 1964-71
Italo Calvino
Author
15-Oct-1923 18-Sep-1985 Se una notte d'inverno un viaggatore
Renato Dulbecco
Scientist
22-Feb-1914 20-Feb-2012 Tumor viruses and host genetics
Umberto Eco
Author
5-Jan-1932   Foucault's Pendulum, The Name of the Rose
Galileo Ferraris
Physicist
31-Oct-1847 7-Feb-1897 Invented the induction motor
Antonio Gramsci
Activist
23-Jan-1891 27-Apr-1937 Founder of the Italian Communist Party
Primo Levi
Author
31-Jul-1919 11-Apr-1987 Survival in Auschwitz
Rita Levi-Montalcini
Scientist
22-Apr-1909 30-Dec-2012 Nerve and skin cell growth factors
Salvador Luria
Biologist
13-Aug-1912 6-Feb-1991 Natural selection in bacteria
Cesare Pavese
Poet
9-Sep-1908 27-Aug-1950 La luna e i falÚ
Giuseppe Peano
Mathematician
27-Aug-1858 20-Apr-1932 Infinitesimal calculus
Mario Pieri
Mathematician
22-Jun-1860 1-Mar-1913 Italian geometer
Giovanni Virginio Schiaparelli
Astronomer
14-Mar-1835 4-Jul-1910 Discovered canals on Mars
Raf Vallone
Actor
17-Feb-1916 31-Oct-2002 The Greek Tycoon

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Nicola Abbagnano
Philosopher
15-Jul-1901 9-Sep-1990 Italian existentialist
Amedeo Avogadro
Physicist
9-Aug-1776 9-Jul-1856 Avogadro's number
Norberto Bobbio
Philosopher
18-Oct-1909 9-Jan-2004 Philosopher of politics and the law
Augustin-Louis Cauchy
Mathematician
21-Aug-1789 23-May-1857 Infinitesimals, theory of substitution groups
Carlo Denina
Historian
1731 5-Dec-1813 Delle revoluzioni d'Italia
Galileo Ferraris
Physicist
31-Oct-1847 7-Feb-1897 Invented the induction motor
Rita Levi-Montalcini
Scientist
22-Apr-1909 30-Dec-2012 Nerve and skin cell growth factors
Mario Monti
Head of State
19-Mar-1943   Prime Minister of Italy, 2011-12
Giulio Natta
Chemist
26-Feb-1903 2-May-1979 Ziegler-Natta catalysts for polymerization
Carlo Passaglia
Religion
2-May-1812 12-Mar-1887 Advocate of Italian unity
Giuseppe Peano
Mathematician
27-Aug-1858 20-Apr-1932 Infinitesimal calculus


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