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Johannes Gutenberg


Filippo Brunelleschi

Was one of the best architects & engineers of the time during the Italian Renaissance. Filippo is mostly famous for coming up with "Linear Perspective". He was born in Florence Italy. His parents were Brunellesco di Lippo & Giuliana Spini. His parents had 3 children & he was the middle child. Filippo died in 1446 at the age of 67-68.

Leonardo da Vinci


He was an Italian scholar & poet in Renaissance Italy. He was also one of the earliest humanists. He was born in the Tuscan city of Arezzo in 1304. He was the son of Ser Petracco. His mothers name is Eletta Canigiani.

Leonardo was an Italian Polymath. Leonardo was skilled in all of the following: painting, sculpting, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, invention, anatomy, geology, astronomy, botany, writing, history, and cartography. He passed away in 1519 at the age of 67.

Michelangelo was born March 6th, 1475. He was an Italian sculptor, painter, architect, poet, & engineer. Some say he was so good he had a major impact on developing Western Art. Michelangelo's early life was mainly just him & his family being bankers in Florence Italy. His moms name is Francesca di Neri del Miniato di Siena. His mom died when he was only 6 years old from an illness that was carrying on for years. He later went on to live with a stonecutter & his wife.

An Italian poet in the late middle ages. In Italy he is referred to "The Supmreme Poet". Dante was born in Florence, Italy. His exact birth date is unknown. Dante's mother was named Bella & passed away before Dante was 10 years old. After Dante turned 12 he was promised marriage to a powerful families daughter, the Donati Family. Even though he was suppose to be married to the daughter of the Danati's, he already was in love with a girl named Beatrice Portinari.

Johannes Gutenberg was born in 1398. He invented a movable 3D Printing Press. This began to start mass communication which changed societies around the world forever. Johannes was known for goldsmithing trade & was said to be a goldsmith at an early age. Johannes Gutenberg died in 1468 at the age of 70.

Masaccio was the first great Italian painter during the Italian Renaissance. He was skilled because he could create masterpieces by re-creating life like figures, movements, & making 3D objects. Masaccio's parents are Giovanni di Simone Cassai & Jacopa di Martinozzo. No one knew where Masaccio's art training was from. His father died in 1406 when he was only 5. Masaccio died at the age of 26 in 1428.


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