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Cornaro Piscopia, Elena Lucrezia

Syllabification: Cor·na·ro Pis·co·pi·a, Elena Lucrezia
Pronunciation: /kôrˈnärō pisˈkōpēə
 
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Definition of Cornaro Piscopia, Elena Lucrezia in English:

( 1646–1684), Venetian philosopher and mathematician. The first woman to be awarded a college degree, she received the doctorate of philosophy from the University of Padua on June 25, 1678.

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