Pigorini, Luigi
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Italian prehistorian. Born Fontanellato (Parma), 10. 1. 1842, died Padua 1. 4. 1925. 1865 laurea in political and governmental science at Parma. 1867 director of the Archaeological Museum there. 1875 Direzione Generale dei Musei e degli Scavi d’Antichità del Regno a Roma at the Ministry of Education (Ministro della Pubblica Istruzione). 1876 founder-director of the Museo Preistorico Etnografico di Roma; 1877 prof. of prehistory there. Retired 1917. 1912 Senator of the Kingdom of Italy. Honorary d…

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Guidi, Alessandro, “Pigorini, Luigi”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2014). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der Altertumswissenschaften: Biographisches Lexikon. Herausgegeven von Peter Kuhlmann und Helmuth Schneider. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 6. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2012). Consulted online on 17 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00561>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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