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Portrait details: Text on portrait reads: Aloisius Pisani Melitae Ortus XI Annos Gaulone Medicinam Professus, Vallettam in Urben Totius Insulae Principem Accitus Officio Publicae Valetudini Tuendae Atoue idem Periculis de Medica Arte in Patrio Athaeneo Facie is Praeuit Quattuor Menses Bira per Totam Regionem lue Grassante parem se Mineri Praestitim Civbus sui frid non dec MDCCCLXV Desiderium fecit Anno Aetatis suae undesexagesimo

Aloysius Pisani

Lecturer of  Medicine

Born: Vittoriosa, 1807; died: Valletta, 04/12/1865. Education: University of Malta Qualifications: MD [Malta,1826]. Career: Government Health Service: appointed Senior Surgeon at the Civil Hospital in Gozo [1839-1850]; Senior Surgeon and Superintendent at Civil Hospital in Malta [1850-1865]. University of Malta: served as a lecturer. Achievements: Was a dedicated respected physician who after his death was honoured by the erection of a monument to his memory in the Mall at Floriana in 1866. The memorial, sculptured by G. Darmanin, consists of a marble bust, mounted on a white marble column with a yellowish base. The memorial reads “ALOISO PISANI E CIVITATE VICTORIOSA OVI MELITAE CAVLIQVE CIVILIBVS VALETYDINARIIS MEDICVS PRINCIPALIS CVM LAVDE  DIV PRAEF VIT – MELITENSES ANGLIGENAEQVE CIVI DE PATRIA BENEMERENTI ATQVE AMICO ERCO HOC HONORIS MONVMENTVM POSVERE AN. MDCCCLXVII – IN AECROTOS PAVPERESQVE ANIMI PATERNI CRAVI FEBRE IMPETITVS OMNIBVS ILLACRIMATVS DECESSIT PRID NON DEC AN MCCCCLXV VIXIT ANNOS LVIII M.V.D.XXI
References: M. Galea: Dr. Luigi Pisani Monument. Civilization. An Encyclopedia on Maltese Civilization, History and Contemporary Arts. 1982, 1(3):p.66

 
   
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