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

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

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Agostino Gemelli

Agostino Gemelli, O.F.M., was an Italian Franciscan friar, physician and psychologist, who was also the founder and first Rector of Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Milan. Gemelli's Institute of Psychology was the most prominent institution of its kind in Italy. In 1961 he founded a teaching ...more

Age: Died at 81 (1878-1959)

Birthplace: Lombardy, Eurasia, Italy, Milan, Province of Milan

Alberto Conti, is an astrophysicist and Innovation Manager at Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems. He is one of the creators of the GoogleSky concept, of the idea of astronomical outreach at South by SouthWest 2013 and of the James Webb Space Telescope iBook. ...more

Age: 51

Birthplace: Palmanova, Italy

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Aldo Castellani

Aldo Castellani was an Italian pathologist and bacteriologist. ...more

Age: Died at 94 (1877-1971)

Birthplace: Florence, Italy

Anthony Fauci is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Scientists from Italy
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Anthony Stephen "Tony" Fauci is an immunologist who has made substantial contributions to HIV/AIDS research and other immunodeficiencies, both as a scientist and as the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. ...more

Age: 77

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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