Alessandro Achillini

1463 - 1512

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Alessandro Achillini (Latin Alexander Achillinus; 20 or 29 October 1463 (or possibly 1461) – 2 August 1512) was an Italian philosopher and physician. He is known for the anatomic studies that he was able to publish, made possible by a 13th-century edict putatively by Emperor Frederick II allowing for dissection of human cadavers, and which previously had stimulated the anatomist Mondino de Luzzi (c. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alessandro Achillini has received more than 36,005 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Alessandro Achillini is the 321st most popular physician (up from 351st in 2019), the 2,238th most popular biography from Italy (up from 2,325th in 2019) and the 21st most popular Physician.

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Among physicians, Alessandro Achillini ranks 321 out of 502Before him are Gottfried Reinhold Treviranus, Max Heindel, Irmfried Eberl, Daniel Carleton Gajdusek, Pierre Fauchard, and Shinya Yamanaka. After him are William Chester Minor, Louis de Jaucourt, Filippo Pacini, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, James Curtis Hepburn, and Prospero Alpini.

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Among people born in 1463, Alessandro Achillini ranks 4Before him are Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, Caterina Sforza, and Frederick III, Elector of Saxony.  Among people deceased in 1512, Alessandro Achillini ranks 6Before him are Amerigo Vespucci, Bayezid II, Gaston of Foix, Duke of Nemours, Sophia Jagiellon, Margravine of Brandenburg-Ansbach, and Svante Nilsson. After him is Antoine Brumel.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Alessandro Achillini ranks 2,238 out of 4,668Before him are Guido Guinizelli (1230), Roberto Farinacci (1892), Archduchess Maria Isabella of Austria (1834), Massimo D'Alema (1949), Prince Francis, Count of Trapani (1827), and Titta Ruffo (1877). After him are Alvise I Mocenigo (1507), Riccardo Zandonai (1883), Adriano Galliani (1944), Gae Aulenti (1927), Andrea Appiani (1754), and Luigi Longo (1900).


Among physicians born in Italy, Alessandro Achillini ranks 21Before him are Andrea Cesalpino (1519), Hieronymus Fabricius (1533), Saint Fabiola (400), Antonio Maria Valsalva (1666), Realdo Colombo (1516), and Mondino de Luzzi (1275). After him are Filippo Pacini (1812), Prospero Alpini (1553), Giorgio Biandrata (1515), Amleto Giovanni Cicognani (1883), Dorotea Bucca (1360), and Luigi Carlo Farini (1812).