Authorised form of nameMagalotti; Lorenzo (1637 - ? 1711)
Other forms of nameLindoro
Other forms of surnameElateo
Dates1637 - ? 1711
Place of birthRome, Italy
Date of birth23 October or 13 December 1637
Place of deathFlorence, Italy
Date of death02 March 1711 or 04 March 1712
OccupationDiplomat; Poet
Research fieldDissemination of science
Accompanied the Grand Prince Cosimo of Tuscany on his travels in France and England; Minister at the Court of the Emperor Leopold (1674-1678); Ambassador to Mantua; Counsellor of State to Cosimo when he became Grand Duke; abandoned his diplomatic career suddenly to become a priest of the Oratory of St Philip Neri but tired of it after five months; retired to the country but returned to court after nine months to resume his duties
Accademia del Cimento (Founder member 1657); Accademia della Crusca
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election04/05/1709
RelationshipsSon of Ottavio Magalotti, Prefect of the Pontifical Mail
Bulloch's Roll; DSB; IBI
W E Knowles Middleton, 'Some Italian Visitors to the Early Royal Society' in NR 1978-9 vol 33 pp 157-173
W E Knowles Middleton, 'What Did Charles II Call the Fellows of the Royal Society?' in NR 1977-8 vol 32 pp 13-16
H W Robinson, 'Gleanings from the Library - I. A Note on the Early Minutes' in NR 1938 vol 1 pp 92-95
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA6821
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
LBO/5/110Copy letter from Lorenzo Magalotti, Florence, to Mr Oldenburg7 August 1672
EL/M1/49Letter, from Lorenzo Magalotti to Henry Oldenburg25 May 1669
EL/M1/47Letter, from Lorenzo Magalotti to Henry Oldenburg26 June 1668
EL/B1/6Letter, from William Brouncker to Cardinal Leopold de Medicis [Leopoldo de' Medici]26 March 1668
EL/M1/48Letter, from Lorenzo Magalotti to Henry Oldenburg, dated at Madrid21 November 1668
EL/M1/50Letter, from Lorenzo Magalotti to Henry Oldenburg3 October 1670
EL/M1/45Letter, from Lorenzo Magalotti to Henry Oldenburg9 May 1668
EL/M1/52Letter, from Lorenzo Magalotti to Hans Sloane, dated at Florence16 July 1709
EL/M1/51Letter, from Lorenzo Magalotti [to the Royal Society]August 1672
EL/M1/46Letter, from Lorenzo Magalotti to Henry Oldenburg6 June 1668
EL/G1/74Letter, from Guido Grandus to Laurence Magalotti, dated at Florence24 May 1708
EL/O2/87Letter, from Henry Oldenburg to Lorenzo Magalotti, dated at London13 June 1672
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