Dainelli Dolfi, Giotto

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Dainelli Dolfi, Giotto Gender: M
born on 19 May 1878 at 09:30 (= 09:30 AM )
Place Florence, Italy, 43n46, 11e15
Timezone LST m12e29 (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 28°12' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 03°52 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 05°04'


Italian geographer and geologist who made numerous exploratory shipments in East Africa and Asia: in 1905-1906 in Eritrea; in 1913-1914 in Karakorum, in what was the most important exploratory Italian expedition in Asia in the twentieth century; and in 1936-1937 on Lake Tana, Ethiopia, on behalf of the Academy of Italy. Dainelli's name is lent to some thirty species of fossils and four living creatures. He also discovered the source of the Yarcand River in Tibet.

He died in Florence on 16 December 1968, aged 90.

Link to Wikipedia biography (Italian)


Source Notes

Grazia Bordoni's Science file quotes Gauquelin.


  • Lifestyle : Work : Travel for work
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 90)
  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Geography
  • Vocation : Science : Geology
  • Vocation : Travel : Explorer