First woman in the world received a doctorate in Philosophy was Elena Lucrezia Peshkopia

Elena Lucrezia Peshkopia

 The first woman in the world to receive a doctorate in Philosophy was famous Albanian Elena Lucrezia Peshkopia.

Elena was born in Venice in 1646 in a wealthy family of Albanian immigrants with the surname Peshkopia.

Was in 1646 and she was the fifth among seven childrens came into this world. No one would know that he would be awarded the first woman in the world.

Italians say is Italian, so they say for all anturalized Albanians, but she was Albanian.

Was excellent at the of Santa Maria and San Gallo degli Albanesi. Elena started the path of knowledge in a school established by the Albanian nobles in 1440. Designed by the famous Albanian architect and painter Viktor Karpaci, whose paintings are in the Louvre and the main museums of the world.

Elena Peshkopi is honored by the University of Padua, the oldest of Italy, with the dignified statue.

Her portrait is also available in a glass window 7 meters high in Thomson Frederic Library in New York, where Elena defended her PhD thesis of Aristotle.

Elena also studied music and astronomy. She became the first female lecturer at the University of Padova. She died very young because of tuberculosis, 38 years old. Her body lies in the Church of Saint Luke in Padova, Italy.

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