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Bassi, Laura Maria Catarina

Born: 1711 AD
Died: 1778 AD
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.