Edoardo Zavattari

Edoardo Zavattari (21 October 1883, Tortona – 17 February 1972)[1] was an Italian zoologist who was a director at the Institute of Zoology in the Sapienza University of Rome from 1935 to 1953.[2] He supported fascism and anti-semitism on the basis of his ideas from biology and was a signatory to the "Manifesto della Razza".[3]



  1. "Edoardo ZAVATTARI". Accademia delle della Scienze di Torino. Retrieved September 2014. Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. "Il periodo di Edoardo Zavattari". Museo di Zoologia. Retrieved September 2014. Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  3. Cassata, Francesco (2011). Building the New Man: Eugenics, Racial Science and Genetics in Twentieth-century Italy. Central European University Press. pp. 259–262.

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