Agostino Gemelli

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1878 – 1959

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Who was Agostino Gemelli?

Agostino Gemelli, O.F.M., was an Italian Franciscan friar, physician and psychologist, who was also the founder and first Rector of Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Milan.

Gemelli's Institute of Psychology was the most prominent institution of its kind in Italy. In 1961 he founded a teaching hospital for the Medical School of the University, located in Rome, the Agostino Gemelli University Polyclinic, which is now named after him. He focused some of his research on the psychology of the workplace.

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Born
Jan 18, 1878
Milan
Nationality
  • Italy
Profession
Education
  • University of Pavia
Lived in
  • Milan
Died
Jul 15, 1959
Milan

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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