Lidia Tanzi (Milan 30 November 1878 - Turin 9 April 1957), wife: emigrated in 1939 to Liège with her husband, returned to Italy after a few months.
Mario Levi (Florence 16 February 1905 - Calvi, France, 1 September 1973), son: activist of Giustizia e Libertà, in 1934 emigrated to Switzerland to escape arrest and later to France. He never returned to Italy permanently and acquired French citizenship.
Leone Ginzburg (Odessa 4 April 1909 - Rome 5 February 1944), son-in-law: having immigrated to Viareggio as a child in 1914, became considered a stateless person under the racial laws. Arrested and tortured, he died in prison in 1944.
Adriano Olivetti (Ivrea 11 April 1901 - Aigle, Switzerland, 27 February 1960), son-in-law: husband of her daughter Paola, director of the Olivetti factory of Ivrea from 1938. In 1926 went into hiding for a brief period abroad after having contributed to the escape of socialist Filippo Turati. Due to his antifascist activity, emigrated again at the end of 1943 and sought refuge in Switzerland. He returned to Italy at the end of the World War.
French Committee for the Reception and Organization of the Work of Foreign Scientists, Paris
Society for the Protection of Science and Learning, London
Emergency Committee in Aid of Displaced Foreign Scholars, New York
Francqui Foundation, Brussels
List of references supplied by Levi to the SPSL consisting of 20 nomi, in part illegible:
Ross Granville Harrison, New Haven;
George R. Streeter e Warren Harmon Lewis, Baltimore;
Alexis Carrel, New York;
Albert Fisher, Copenhagen;
Honor B. Fell, Cambridge;
W. Blooom, Chicago;
A. Dustin, Brussels;
R. Chambers, New York.
Honor B. Fell, director of Strangeways Research Laboratory, Cambridge GB (various in January 1939);
Albert Fisher, director of Carlsbergfondets Biologiske Institut of Copenhagen (6 January 1939);
Ross G. Harrison, dean Biology Department at Yale University and National Research Council, Washington (25 February 1939);
Albert Dustin, director of laboratory of pathological anatomy at University of Brussels;
Louis Rapkine (1904-1948), French Committee for the Reception and Organization of the Work of Foreign Scientists, Paris.
Honor B. Fell (1900-1986), director of Strangeways Research Laboratory (previously Cambridge Research Hospital): in 1938 offered him use of the laboratory, although without stipendium.
Jean Firket (1890-1958), full professor at the medical school of University of Liège: in 1939 invited the professor to the Institute of Pathological Anatomy at University of Liège, which he directed.
Birth and Education
High School and University Studies
Regio Istituto di studi superiori pratici e di perfezionamento di Firenze
Researcher in Berlin
Part-time researcher at Oscar Hertwig Biological Institute
Aiuto and libero docente in Florence
Aiuto of the professorship of Anatomy; since 1903 libero docente of Normal Human Anatomy, Istituto di studi superiori pratici e di perfezionamento.
Preparation for Full Professorship in Sassari
Università di Sassari, senior professor of human anatomy
Università di Palermo, full professor of human anatomy
Volunteer in the War
Military service during the first world war as a major medical volunteer.
Università di Torino, full professor of human anatomy
Emigration to Great Britain
University of Liège, Institute of Pathological Anatomy of Jean Firket
Independent Researcher of Neuroembryology
Refuge in Florence
Università di Torino, full professor of human anatomy; formally reinstated at the Università di Firenze in 1944.