Jewish Scientist Left Fortune of 15,000,000
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Jewish Scientist Left Fortune of 15,000,000

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Dr. Fortichille, famous Jewish scientist and authority on marine plants, is dead at the age of 60. He left his whole fortune of 15,000,000 lire to his native city of Verona, including 16,000 lire to the Verona Jewish Charitable Society.

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