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Authorised form of nameScarpa; Antonio (? 1747 - 1832)
Dates? 1747 - 1832
NationalityItalian
Place of birthMotta di Livenza, near Treviso, Italy
Date of birth13 June 1747 or 19 May 1752
Place of deathPavia, Italy
Date of death31 October 1832
Research fieldAnatomy
Neurology
ActivityEducation:
Studied in Padua under Morgagni, MD (1770)
Career:
Ordinary Professor of Anatomy and theoretical surgery, University of Modena (age 20); travelled in Paris and London (1780-1781); appointed Professor of Anatomy, Pavia, by Emperor Joseph II (1783); Professor of Surgery, Pavia (1787); Scarpa's fascia and triangle in human anatomy named after him
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election05/05/1791
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1832-1833 No 11 pp 153-154
Notes:
BR and DSB give birth date as 19 May 1752, although President's statement notifying the Society of the death of Scarpa suggests this is incorrect
Royal Society codeNA7281
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1791/12Scarpa, Antonio: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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