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Bassi, Laura Maria Catarina

Born: 1711 AD
Died: 1778 AD, at 66 years of age.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Physicists, Scientist


1711 - Laura Maria Caterina Bassi is a Italian physicist was born 31st of October.


1732 - Appointed professor of anatomy at the University of Bologna.


1733 - The 1st woman to occupy physics chair at any university (University of Bologna).


1734 - Chairman of philosophy in the University of Bologna.


1738 - She married Giuseppe Veratti.


One of the key figures in introducing Newton's ideas of physics and natural philosophy to Italy.


1745 - Lambertini established the Benedettini and appointed her to the final position, the only woman in the group.


1776 - Appointed to the chair in experimental physics by the Institute of Sciences.


1778 - Bassi died 20th of February.


Laura Maria Caterina Bassi was the first woman to officially teach at a college in Europe.





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