Swiss mathematicianDied when: 60 years 269 days (728 months)
Star Sign: Scorpio
Stefano Franscini (23 October 1796, Bodio – 19 July 1857) was a Swiss politician and statistician.He was one of the initial members of the Swiss Federal Council elected in 1848 and Switzerland's first native Italian speaking federal councillor.
Franscini was affiliated to the Liberal Radical Party of Switzerland.During his office tenure he held the Department of Home Affairs.
Important elements of his political legacy include political reforms in the Ticino during the 1830s and 1840s, Switzerland's first federal population census in 1850, and the creation of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in 1854/1855.