in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Religion and Education. 1197 words.
Bressani, Francesco Giuseppe (06 May 1612–09 September 1672), priest, Jesuit missionary, and astronomer, was born in Rome, Italy. His parents’ names are unknown, and very little is known...