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Last NameAldrovandi    
Given NameUlisse     
alt. NamesU. A. ; Ulysses Aldrovandus ;     
Marriage1. Paola Macchiavelli ; 2. Francesca Fontana    
Children    
Year born1522 in Bologna, Italy    
Year died1605    
Place of deathBologna, Italy    
Father's occupationnotary of the Senate of Bologna    
Relativesmother's cousin Pope Gregory XIII    
Educationhumanities and law at Bologna and Padua, medicine in Roma    
Country of ActivityItaly    
Worked forU. Aldrovandi: De reliquis animalibus exanguibuis libri quatuor (posth. publ. 1606) ; De Animalibus Insectis (1662) ; Musaeum metallicum (1648) ; editor Bartolomaeus Ambrosinus ; editor Marcus Antonius Bernia ;    
PatronagePope Gregory XIII ; University of Bologna    
Collaborators->Ligozzi ; ->Neri ; ->Benini ; ->Schwindt ; ->Lederlein / Coriolano ; ->Budana ;->Pastornini ; ->Froeschl ; ->Refati ; ->Ghisi ; ->Tibaldi ; ->Cavazzoni ; ->Passarotti ; editor Bartolomaeus Ambrosinus ; editor Marcus Antonius Bernia (1648) ;    
Techniquesnatural, zoological, and paleontological engraving and woodcut    
Sample(s)http://larocaille.altervista.org/blog/2011/08/08/ulisse-adrovandi/    
Archival sourcesMusée Aldrovandi, Bologna: http://curiositas.org/document.php?id=1755 ;    
Published sourcesFord 1992: 56 ; Pinault 1991: 18 ; G. Olmii 1992 ; Gilbert 2000: 2-3 ; Neri 2011: 27-45 ; Davidson 2008: XVI, 1 & 11-13 ; Kury 2014: 59 ;    
otherNaturalist, medical doctor. On his artists see Giuseppe Olmi: at:http://www.summagallicana.it/lessico/a/Artisti%20di%20Aldrovandi.htm.    
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