Francesco Redi

Most Influential Person Across History

Italian entomologist and poet

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According to Wikipedia, Francesco Redi was an Italian physician, naturalist, biologist, and poet. He is referred to as the "founder of experimental biology", and as the "father of modern parasitology". He was the first person to challenge the theory of spontaneous generation by demonstrating that maggots come from eggs of flies.

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