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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.


Dizionario del risorgimento nazionale



Dizionario del risorgimento nazionale: Dizionario del risorgimento nazionale: dalle origine a Roma capitale. Fatti e persone. Director, Michele Rosi. 4 vols. Milan: Francesco Vallardi. 1930–7.

DSB: Dictionary of scientific biography. Edited by Charles Coulston Gillispie and Frederic L. Holmes. 18 vols. including index and supplements. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons. 1970–90.