University of Padua


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Occupation Patricia Beer
Her parents had intended her from childhood to be a teacher. In fact her first job was that of lecturer at the University of Padua in Italy.


1543: Andreas Vesalius, professor of anatomy at...

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Andreas Vesalius , professor of anatomy at Padua University, published De humani corporis fabrica, and Nicolaus Copernicus published De revolutionibus.

: Elena Lucrezia Cornaro Piscopia became the...

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Elena Lucrezia Cornaro Piscopia became the first woman to be awarded an academic degree (although Dorotea Bocchi had been appointed to an academic chair almost three hundred years before this).


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