Authorised form of nameSpallanzani; Lazzaro (1729 - 1799)
Dates1729 - 1799
Place of birthScandiano, Italy
Date of birth12 January 1729
Place of deathPavia, Italy
Date of death11 February 1799
OccupationRoman Catholic Priest
Research fieldNatural history
Professor of Natural History, Pavia University
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election02/06/1768
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Some sources give 10/01/1729 as date of birth and 12/02/1799 as date of death.
B Heap, 'From the dust of the Earth? Things come to life: spontaneous generation revisited by Henry Harris' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 107-108
Royal Society codeNA6912
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1768/15Spallanzani, Lazzaro: certificate of election to the Royal Society
EC/1768/19Spallanzani, Lazzaro: certificate of election to the Royal Society1766
L&P/5/91Paper, 'Sketch of a work Sopra le riproduzioni animali [Above the animal reproductions]' by Lazzaro Spallanzani1769
L&P/5/95Letter, 'Thanks for presenting his work to the Royal Society' from Lazzaro Spallanzani to Matthew Maty1769
MM/18/149Letter from Clifford Dobell to William Bulloch3-4 October 1928
EC/1768/18Spallanzani, Lazzaro: certificate of election to the Royal Society1766
EC/1768/17Spallanzani, Lazzaro: certificate of election to the Royal Society
EC/1768/16Spallanzani, Lazzaro: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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