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Authorised form of nameConti; Antonio Schinella (1677 - 1749)
SurnameConti
ForenamesAntonio Schinella
Dates1677 - 1749
NationalityItalian
Dates and placesBirth:
Padua, Italy (22 January 1677)
Death:
Padua, Italy (06 April 1749)
ActivityProfession:
Clergyman, Roman Catholic
Research Field:
Mathematics
Education:
Padua (admitted 1708)
Career:
Entered the Order of the Oratorians (1699); ordained priest; left the order (1708); travelled to France (1713-1715), to England (1715-1718), to Holland and Germany (1716), and to France again (1718-1726); on his return to Italy was a focal point for science in the Venetian Republic; died of apoplexy
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
10/11/1715
RelationshipsSon of Pio Conti and his wife, Lucrezia Nani
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DBI
Notes:
Proposed by Sir Isaac Newton
Royal Society codeNA6718
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MS/82Correspondence of Dr Brook Taylor, Secretary of the Royal Society1712-1717
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