Giovanni Schiaparelli

Giovanni Schiaparelli
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Giovanni Schiaparelli
Born Giovanni Virginio Schiaparelli
(1835-03-14)14 March 1835
Savigliano, Kingdom of Sardinia [1]
Died 4 July 1910(1910-07-04) (aged 75)
Milan, Italy
Nationality Italian
Scientific career
Fields Astronomy

Giovanni Virginio Schiaparelli (Italian:  [dʒoˈvanːi virˈdʒinjo skjapaˈrɛlːi]; 14 March 1835 Savigliano – 4 July 1910 Milan) was an Italian astronomer and science historian.

Biography

He was educated at the University of Turin, and later studied at Berlin Observatory, under Encke. In 1859–1860 he worked in Pulkovo Observatory near St Petersburg, and then worked for over forty years at Brera Observatory in Milan. He was also a senator of the Kingdom of Italy, a member of the Accademia dei Lincei, the Accademia delle Scienze di Torino and the Regio Istituto Lombardo, and is particularly known for his studies of Mars.

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