Massimo Tarenghi is awarded Chilean nationality by special grace
On 31 October 2012, the Chilean Senate unanimously voted to grant Chilean nationality by special grace to Massimo Tarenghi, Representative in Chile of the European Southern Observatory (ESO), in recognition of his great contribution to the development of astronomy in Europe and Chile. This is the first time that a representative of an international organisation has been granted this honour.
Senators Girardi Guido, Juan Pablo Letelier and Carlos Cantero of the second region of Chile congratulated Massimo Tarenghi after the session of Congress. From left to right are: Guido Girardi, Massimo Tarenghi, Juan Pablo Letelier, and Carlos Cantero.Credit: