Famous Calabrian People

Luigi Gigli

Little is Known about Luigi Giglio's life (or Lilio); probably he was born in 1510 at Cirò, he studied medicine in Naples and subsequently he was at Earl Carafa's service. His name is more connected witrh astronomy than medicine and with the reform of the calendar brought in 1582 by Pope Gregorio XIII. Death hit him in 1576 and did not allow him to carry out his "Compendium"..