Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Schiaparellis in:
 • Cimitero Monumentale di Milano
 • Milan
 • Città Metropolitana di Milano
 • Lombardia
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Giovanni Virginio Schiaparelli
Birth: Mar. 14, 1835
Piemonte, Italy
Death: Jul. 4, 1910
Lombardia, Italy

Astronomer. A Senator of the Kingdom of Italy. He was a member of Academy Sciences of Turin. He graduated in engineering at the University of Turin in 1854, and studied astronomy at the Berlin Observatory and at the Pulkovo Observatory. In Italy, he was named Second Astronomer, and later director of Brera Observatory. In 1867, he published "Outline of an Astronomical Theory of Shooting Stars", in which he theorized the connection between meteors and comets. In 1877, he started his studies of planet Mars, identifying on the planet's surface the geological formations known as Martian canals. (bio by: Ruggero) 
Cimitero Monumentale di Milano
Città Metropolitana di Milano
Lombardia, Italy
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Ruggero
Record added: May 06, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89653574
Giovanni Virginio Schiaparelli
Added by: Ruggero
Giovanni Virginio Schiaparelli
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Rogério Monteiro
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Happy March birthday!
- shammy
 Added: Mar. 14, 2016
Happy Birthday........................
- a sincere fan
 Added: Mar. 14, 2015

- Tom A. Hawk
 Added: Mar. 14, 2014
There are 11 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (3.8 after 18 votes)

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service UPDATED