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Buonarroti Michelangelo

 (1475 - 1564)
Buonarroti Michelangelo was active/lived in Italy.  Buonarroti Michelangelo is known for architect, draftsman, painting, sculptor, poet.

Biography   Buonarroti Michelangelo

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In Italy, in the Casentino, on March 6,1475, a son was born to Signor Lodovico di Lionardo di Buonarroti Simoni. Michelangelo's father was a man filled with vanity, self-pity, meanmindedness and complete indifference to the needs and dreams of others. Michelangelo's mother, Francesca di Neri di Miniato del Sera was a dim and pathetic figure, who married early, served her husband's wishes and died young. She bore Lodovico five sons, four of whom were quite ordinary. Michelangelo never really knew her, and in all the voluminous correspondence that he carried on later with his father and brothers, she never is mentioned.

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