The 103-years-old Nobel Laureate Who Rocked Italy And The US

Being a woman and a Jew in Fascist Italy did not stop Rita Levi-Montalcini

Rita Levi-Montalcini (Source: Raicultura)

Clear blue-green eyes, silver hair immaculately coiffed in a Gibson-girl-esque updo and a bird-like, deceptively frail figure dressed in high-neck, puff-sleeved Victorian-inspired dresses: that was Rita Levi-Montalcini (1909–2012), the most recognizable member of the Italian senate. When…



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Giulia Montanari

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