Spano, Giovanni

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Spano, Giovanni Gender: M
born on 8 March 1803 at 23:00 (= 11:00 PM )
Place Ploaghe, Italy, 40n40, 8e45
Timezone LMT m8e45 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 17°26' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 22°19 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 17°46'

Giovanni Spano (1872 portrait)


Italian priest and linguist, considered one of the first archaeologists to study the Mediterranean island of Sardinia. He died on 3 April 1878 aged 75 at Cagliari, Sardinia.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from "Giovanni Spano e i suoi corrispondenti: 1832-1842" by Luciano Carta (Ilisso, 2010), p. 137: "Nacqui in Ploaghe nel dì 8 marzo alle 11 di notte del 1803. I miei genitori furono Giommaria Spano Ligios, e Giovanna Lucia Figoni."

Translation: I was born in Ploaghe on 8 March at 11 at night in 1803. My parents were Giommaria Spano Ligios and Giovanna Lucia Figoni.


  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Linguist
  • Vocation : Religion : Ecclesiastics/ western (Priest)
  • Vocation : Science : Other Science (Archaeologist)