On the South West wall of the Fatebenefratelli Hospital is a marble plaque, placed in 1948, that celebrates the engineer Cesare Cipolletti born in one of the old houses built on the Island and demolished in 1931 for the Hospital restoration.
This is the text:
CESARE CIPOLLETTI
NATO IN ROMA
IL DI 11 NOVEMBRE 1843
INGEGNERE IDRAULICO INSIGNE
STUDIO' LA NAVIGABILITA'
DEL TEVERE
E CON GENIALI REALIZZAZIONI
TENNE ALTO IN ARGENTINA
IL NOME D'ITALIA
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NEI PRESSI DELLA CASA NATALE
IL COMUNE DI ROMA POSE
MCMXLVIII
[Cesare Cipolletti, born in Rome on November 11th 1843; eminent hydraulic engineer, he studied the Tiber navigability and with brilliant realizations kept high the name of Italy in Argentina. The Rome Town Council placed in 1948 near his birth house]