Marie Dalle

Managing Real Estate Broker with Fathom Realty PB00068179

Maria Dalle was born just outside Bologna, Italy back in 1778 to a peasant family. She was raised and educated by one of her uncles (his name is lost to history). She studied medicine at the University of Bologna. In 1800, she published three scientific papers, on anatomy, physiology and midwifery.

In 1832, she became Director of the Department of Midwifery at the University of Bologna. She died in 1842, she was 54.

What you may not know about Maria Dalle Donne is that she was the first female doctor in Italy and the second woman to become a member of the Ordine dei Benedettini Accademici Pensionati (Order of Retired Academic Benedictines). I know this one is short but that’s all the information I could find about her.

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Comments (18)

Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

Good morning, James Dray it doesn't need to be any longer... Marie Dalle contributed greatly to the advancement of research and improved methods to benefit women's health issues....

Aug 26, 2019 04:02 AM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good mornig James. The first is the first and opens doors. Nuff said. Enjoy your day!

Aug 26, 2019 04:23 AM
Raymond E. Camp
Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

Good morning James,

Hopefully, she made it easier for others to follow in her field.

Make yourself an astonishing day.

Aug 26, 2019 05:11 AM
Donald Urschalitz
Lubeck Realty Group - Jupiter, FL
P.A. Realtor ABR RSPS North Palm Beach County

Knowledge is power and she sure used it to make a wonderful career.

Aug 26, 2019 05:56 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Good morning, James... as you know, I always love your posts about great women. One can only imagine how much more she could have contributed if she hadn't died at such a young age.

Aug 26, 2019 06:23 AM
Brian England
Vacasa - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

That certainly isn't a lot of bologna, it sounds like she was a very talented woman!

Aug 26, 2019 06:26 AM
Sheila Anderson
Referral Group Incorporated - East Brunswick, NJ
The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133

Good morning again James. Short is OK. Fascinating story and read. Enjoy the day.

Aug 26, 2019 07:17 AM
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Good morning James - it had all of the information necessary to know about the accomplishments of Marie Dalle.

Aug 26, 2019 07:27 AM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello James  and I have to always agree with your last line of making someone smile.


Aug 26, 2019 07:47 AM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


Perfect post for a woman who contribute so much.  Wishing you a superb week ahead. A

Aug 26, 2019 08:25 AM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello James - here's to breaking records of all kinds.  In the past, the present and in the future.  

Aug 26, 2019 10:19 AM
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

I am sure that in italy that is a very big deal for her.

Aug 26, 2019 10:26 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

I will forgive you for the short, interesting post this time. You seem to be in a good mood today  James Dray 

Aug 26, 2019 12:29 PM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Hi James, It might be short, but she still deserves one of your "shout outs".  I love reading these posts, I learn something, and feel better about people in general.  Thanks!

Aug 26, 2019 05:55 PM
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Hi James- there is so much admiration I have for the women and men who had to pave the way for many. 

Aug 26, 2019 07:04 PM
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Realty - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

HI James Dray,

Maria helped break some ceilings in Italy!

Aug 27, 2019 04:32 AM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Hi James:

She made quite a contribution and achieved a lot in her short life!


Aug 29, 2019 08:56 PM
John Henry, Florida Architect
John Henry Masterworks Design International, Inc. - Orlando, FL
Residential Architect, Luxury Custom Home Design

Congrats to Maria Dalle!  Too bad she left the field so young!  Thanks, James Dray 

Sep 24, 2019 12:56 PM