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Alpini, Prospero

Born: 1553 AD
Died: 1617 AD
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1553 – Alpini was born in Venice, Italy on November 23, 1553.

1568 – He joined the Milanese Army.

1574 – Alpini studied medicine at Padua.

1758 – He received his doctor’s degree and settled as a physician in Campo San Pietro.

1580 – Went to Egypt as physician to George Emo.

1586 – Discovered the sexuality of plants during his stay at Egypt.

1590 – Became the physician to Andrea Doria in Genoa.

1592 – Wrote the book entitled De Plantis Aegypti liber.

1593 – He was appointed professor of botany at Padua.

1617 – Died on February 6, 1617.