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University of Padua

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Padua, Italy

Founding Date:
1222 AD

Enrollment:
65,000

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Prospero Alpini
Botanist
23-Nov-1553 23-Nov-1616 De Plantis Aegypti liber
Cesare Beccaria
Philosopher
15-Mar-1738 28-Nov-1794 On Crimes and Punishments
John Caius
Doctor
6-Oct-1510 29-Jul-1573 Second founder of Gonville and Caius College
Girolamo Cardano
Doctor
24-Sep-1501 21-Sep-1576 De Subtilitate
Giacomo Casanova
Author
2-Apr-1725 4-Jun-1798 World-renowned paramour
Francesco Colonna
Author
1433 2-Oct-1527 Hypnerotomachia Poliphili
Nicolaus Copernicus
Astronomer
19-Feb-1473 24-May-1543 Heliocentrist, De revolutionibus
Engelbert of Admont
Religion
c. 1250 12-May-1331 Abbot of Admont
Girolamo Fabrici
Doctor
20-May-1537 21-May-1619 De Venarum Ostiolis
Gabriele Falloppio
Doctor
1523 9-Oct-1562 Observationes anatomicae
Ugo Foscolo
Playwright
6-Feb-1778 10-Sep-1827 The Last Letters of Jacopo Ortis
William Harvey
Doctor
1-Apr-1578 3-Jun-1657 Discovered circulation of blood
Luigi Nono
Composer
29-Jan-1924 8-May-1990 Il Canto Sospeso
Bruno Rossi
Astronomer
13-Apr-1905 21-Nov-1993 Rossi curve and magnetopause
Paolo Sarpi
Activist
14-Aug-1552 14-Jan-1623 Venetian patriot, church reformer
Giuseppe Sinopoli
Conductor
2-Nov-1946 20-Apr-2001 Principal Conductor, Philharmonia, 1984-94
Pope Sixtus IV
Religion
21-Jul-1414 12-Aug-1484 Roman Catholic Pope, 1471-84
Giuseppe Tartini
Violinist
8-Apr-1692 26-Feb-1770 Trillo del Diavolo
Fausto Veranzio
Engineer
1551 27-Jan-1617 Tested Da Vinci's parachute

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Prospero Alpini
Botanist
23-Nov-1553 23-Nov-1616 De Plantis Aegypti liber
Norberto Bobbio
Philosopher
18-Oct-1909 9-Jan-2004 Philosopher of politics and the law
Giordano Bruno
Scientist
1548 17-Feb-1600 Heretic cosmologist
Girolamo Fabrici
Doctor
20-May-1537 21-May-1619 De Venarum Ostiolis
Bruno de Finetti
Mathematician
13-Jun-1906 20-Jul-1985 Subjective probability
Galileo Galilei
Astronomer
15-Feb-1564 8-Jan-1642 Copernican observational astronomer
Augusto Righi
Physicist
27-Aug-1850 8-Jun-1920 Electromagnetic waves
Bruno Rossi
Astronomer
13-Apr-1905 21-Nov-1993 Rossi curve and magnetopause
Nicolaus Steno
Geologist
10-Jan-1631 25-Nov-1686 De solido intra solidum
Alessandro Volta
Physicist
18-Feb-1745 5-Mar-1827 Invented electric battery


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