- Category : 1875-births
- Type : ME
- Profile : 1/3 - Investigating / Martyr
- Definition : Split - Small (22,54)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Vessel of Love 1
Italian astronomer and mathematician, who began his career as an astronomical assistant at the Astronomical Observatory of Turin. In 1904 he moved to Catania where he was hired as assistant astronomer and where he prepared an astrophysical catalogue.
In 1912 he became the director of Specola di Capodimonte in Naples. Of Jewish origin, he was fired in 1938 because of the racial laws promulgated by Mussolini against the Jews. In 1943 he was reinstated, even though he did not resume the activity.
He died in Naples on 11 February 1945.