Venice: Christian Doppler’s place of death


In November 1852, Christian Doppler travelled to Venice where he hoped the sea air would offer him relief from the symptoms of a chronic lung disease.

On 17th March 1853, Christian Andreas Doppler died at the age of 49 in the presence of his wife Mathilde in his apartment in Campiello Piovan 3758 (today called Piazetta del Parocco). A memorial monument is dedicated to him at the San Michele cemetery.

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