Famous Astrologers from Italy

List of notable or famous astrologers from Italy, with bios and photos, including the top astrologers born in Italy and even some popular astrologers who immigrated to Italy. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Italian astrologers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These astrologers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known astrologer from Italy is included when available.

People on this list include Galileo Galilei and Giordano Bruno.

This historic astrologers from Italy list can help answer the questions "Who are some Italian astrologers of note?" and "Who are the most famous astrologers from Italy?" These prominent astrologers of Italy may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Italian astrologers.

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  • Bartolomeo della Rocca

    Bartolomeo della Rocca, also known as Cocles (March 19, 1467 – September 9, 1504) was a scholar of chiromancy, physiognomy, astrology, and geomancy who lived in Bologna, Italy during the rule of the House of Bentivoglio from 1323 to 1506. In the months which preceded April, 1498, he participated (with others) in the preparation of a list of predictions relating to the life expectancies of different personalities for Giovanni Bentivoglio, dictator of Bologna and father of his boss Alessandro Bentivoglio.The work of Bartolomeo della Rocca was promoted by the Italian philosopher Alessandro Achillini.His main work, Chiromantie ac physionomie anastasis was published in 1504 then the Compendio of ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 37 (1467-1504)
  • David Kalonymus ben Jacob

    David Kalonymus ben Jacob (David ben Jacob Meïr) was an Italian Jewish astrologer of the fifteenth century, and a member of the Kalonymus family. He wrote in 1464 two astrological treatises, the smaller of which is on the conjunction of Saturn and Jupiter. He dedicated the latter work to King Ferdinand I of Naples, and hoped thereby to obtain religious liberty for his coreligionists. In 1466 David translated from Latin into Hebrew an astronomical work of John of Gmünd, which he called Mar'ot ha-Kokabim ("The Aspects of the Stars"). The work is a description of an astronomical instrument which had been invented at Vienna in 1417. He was invested by the king with an office, probably that of ...more
  • Domenico Maria Novara da Ferrara

    Domenico Maria Novara (1454–1504) was an Italian scientist.
    • Age: Dec. at 50 (1454-1504)
    • Birthplace: Ferrara, Italy
  • Galileo Galilei
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    Galileo Galilei ( GAL-il-AY-oh, also US: -⁠EE-oh, Italian: [ɡaliˈlɛːo ɡaliˈlɛi]; 15 February 1564 – 8 January 1642) was an astronomer, physicist and engineer, sometimes described as a polymath from Pisa. Galileo has been called the "father of observational astronomy", the "father of modern physics", the "father of the scientific method", and the "father of modern science".Galileo studied speed and velocity, gravity and free fall, the principle of relativity, inertia, projectile motion and also worked in applied science and technology, describing the properties of pendulums and "hydrostatic balances", inventing the thermoscope and various military compasses, and using the telescope for ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 77 (1564-1642)
    • Birthplace: Pisa, Italy
  • Gerard of Cremona
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    Gerard of Cremona (Latin: Gerardus Cremonensis; c. 1114 – 1187) was an Italian translator of scientific books from Arabic into Latin. He worked in Toledo, Kingdom of Castile and obtained the Arabic books in the libraries at Toledo. Some of the books had been originally written in Greek and were unavailable in Greek or Latin in Europe at the time. Gerard of Cremona is the most important translator among the Toledo School of Translators who invigorated medieval Europe in the twelfth century by transmitting the Arabs' and ancient Greeks' knowledge in astronomy, medicine and other sciences, by making the knowledge available in Latin. One of Gerard's most famous translations is of Ptolemy's ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 73 (1114-1187)
    • Birthplace: Cremona, Italy
  • Gerolamo Cardano
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    Gerolamo (or Girolamo, or Geronimo) Cardano (Italian: [dʒeˈrɔlamo karˈdano]; French: Jérôme Cardan; Latin: Hieronymus Cardanus; 24 September 1501 – 21 September 1576) was an Italian polymath, whose interests and proficiencies ranged from being a mathematician, physician, biologist, physicist, chemist, astrologer, astronomer, philosopher, writer, and gambler. He was one of the most influential mathematicians of the Renaissance, and was one of the key figures in the foundation of probability and the earliest introducer of the binomial coefficients and the binomial theorem in the Western world. He wrote more than 200 works on science.Cardano partially invented and described several mechanical ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 74 (1501-1576)
    • Birthplace: Pavia, Italy