Ferrajolo, Luigi

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Ferrajolo, Luigi Gender: M
born on 15 October 1878 at 07:30 (= 07:30 AM )
Place Taranto, Italy, 40n28, 17e15
Timezone LST m12e29 (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 21°47' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 04°52 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 10°14'


Italian scientist and geophysicist who founded the Taranto Geophysical Observatory in 1892 which is still active and now bears his name. Ferrajolo invented the seismometrographic device which made it possible to record earthquakes at 15,000 kilometres deep.

Ferrajolo becomes director of the newspaper "Il Riscatto" (1902), and later founded the magazine "Taras", of which he was director from 1926 to 1933.

Luigi Ferrajolo died on 24 August 1971, aged 92.

Link to Wikipedia biography (Italian)


Source Notes

Grazia Bordoni's Science database quotes Gauquelin.


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 92)
  • Vocation : Science : Geology
  • Vocation : Science : Physics
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction (Science)
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator