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Elena Cornaro Piscopia

Italian philosopher

Died when: 38 years 51 days (457 months)
Star Sign: Gemini

 

Elena Cornaro Piscopia

Elena Lucrezia Cornaro Piscopia (US: , Albanian or Elena Lucrezia Peshkopia (Italian: [korˈnɛr]; 5 June 1646 – 26 July 1684), also known in English as Helen Cornaro, was a Venetian philosopher of noble descent who in 1678 became one of the first women to receive an academic degree from a university, and the first to receive a Doctor of Philosophy degree.


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