Ulisse Aldrovandi

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Place: Bologna

Born: 1522

Death: 1605

Nationality: Italy

Biography:

Ulisse Aldrovandi (11 September 1522 – 4 May 1605) was an Italian naturalist, the moving force behind Bologna's botanical garden, one of the first in Europe. Carolus Linnaeus and the comte de Buffon reckoned him the father of natural history studies. He is usually referred to, especially in older literature, as Aldrovandus his name in Italian is e...