“This is the University where science began in the 16thcentury in medicine and astronomy. Doctor Caius, the founder of my college, was trained in Padua and I was born 300 years to the day after the death of Galileo. So I feel a strong connection”.
Stephen Hawking, during a visit to Palazzo Bo in 2006
(1560 Basel, Switzerland – 1624 Basel, Switzerland) Swiss physician, anatomist, and botanist Son of Huguenot doctor Jean Bauhin, Casper Bauhin began his studies in philosophy and medicine in Basal, Switzerland. From 1577 to 1580, Bauhin travelled extensively between Padua, Bologna, Montpellier, Paris, and Tubingen. While in Padua, Bauhin followed the lessons of Girolamo Fabrici d’Acquapendente, […]