Italian People

Stories and Biographies of Amazing People from Italy.

Gorini Anatomical Museum

Gorini Anatomical Museum, Graphic images

Paolo Gorini (January 18, 1813 – February 2, 1881) was an Italian scientist, geologist, teacher, and researcher. The museum was inaugurated in 1981 by the … Read more

count-ugolino

Ugolino, the Cannibal Count

‘Father our pain’, they said, ‘Will lessen if you eat us you are the one Who clothed us with this wretched flesh: we plead For … Read more

Giovanni Aldini

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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What is everybody's natural language

What is everybody’s natural language? The cruel experiment in language deprivation of Frederick II

Throughout history were conducted experiments involving language deprivation trying to discover the origin of language. The first attempt is reported by Herodotus, who wrote Pharaoh … Read more

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