Caldani, Leopoldo Marco Antonio (1725-1813)

Caldani, Leopoldo Marco Antonio (1725-1813)

Leopoldo Marco Antonio Caldani was an Italian anatomist who is well-noted for his research into the function of the spinal cord. Along with his nephew, Floriano Caldani, he published a large collection of anatomical drawings titled ‘Icones Anatomicae’ that are considered some of the finest examples of their type. 

1725

Born in Bologna, Italy.

Studied medicine in Bologna.

1750

Received his degree.

1755

Became a professor of practical medicine.

1771

Became a professor of anatomy in Padua.

1805

Retired.

1813

Died in Padua.

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