Famous Italian Botanists

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 1 Mikhail Tsvet

Mikhail Tsvet
Famous As: Botanist
Birthdate: May 14, 1872
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Asti, Italy
Died: June 26, 1919

 2 Giovanni Antonio Scopoli

Giovanni Antonio Scopoli
Famous As: Physician and Naturalist
Birthdate: June 3, 1723
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cavalese, Italy
Died: May 8, 1788

 3 Andrea Cesalpino

Andrea Cesalpino
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: June 6, 1519
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Arezzo, Italy
Died: February 23, 1603
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 4 Prospero Alpini

Prospero Alpini
Famous As: Scientist
Birthdate: November 23, 1553
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Marostica, Italy
Died: February 6, 1617

 5 Giovanni Battista Amici

Giovanni Battista Amici
Famous As: Astronomer
Birthdate: March 25, 1786
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Modena, Italy
Died: April 10, 1863

Italian astronomer, microscopist and botanist Giovanni Battista Amici is best-remembered for effecting significant improvements in mirrors of reflecting telescopes and development of microscope. His subjects of studies included the satellites of Jupiter and double stars in astronomy and infusoria and fructification of plants in biology. He invented dipleidoscope and direct vision prism and was the first to discover pollen tubes.

 6 Giacomo Doria

Giacomo Doria
Famous As: Naturalist
Birthdate: November 1, 1840
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: La Spezia, Italy
Died: September 19, 1913