Paolo Mantegazza


Italian anthropologist and pathologist. MD, Pavia, 1853. Travelled extensively in Europe and South America. Assistant, Ospedale Maggiore, Milan, 1858. Professor of pathology, Pavia, 1860; anthropology, Florence, 1870. Did research on animal organ transplants. Deputy for Monza in the Italian parliament, 1865–76; senator from 1876. Co-founder of the Archivio di etnologia e d’antropologia.

Sources: Dizionario del risorgimento nazionale DSB. (See the bibliography for full references to sources)