Michelangelo buonarroti: was an Italian Renaissance painter, sculptor, architect, poet, and engineer.
Despite making few forays beyond the arts, hisversatility in the disciplines he took up was of such a high order that he is often considered a contender for the title of the archetypal Renaissance man, along with his rival and fellow Italian,Leonardo da Vinci.
Leonardo da Vinci: was an Italian polymath: painter, sculptor, architect, musician, scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist andwriter.
Has often been described as the archetype of the Renaissance man, a man of "unquenchable curiosity" and "feverishly inventive imagination.
Florence: Is the capital city of the Italian region ofTuscany and of the province of Florence. It is the most populous city in Tuscany.
Lorenzo de medici: Known as Lorenzo the Magnificent, he was a diplomat, politician and patron of scholars, artistsand poets. His life coincided with the high point of the early Italian Renaissance; his death marked the end of the Golden Age of Florence. The fragile peace he helped maintain between the variousItalian states collapsed with his death. Lorenzo de' Medici is buried in the Medici Chapel in Florence.
Filippo Brunelleschi: was one of the foremost architects and engineers of the Italian Renaissance.All of his principal works are in Florence, Italy. As explained by Antonio Manetti, who knew Brunelleschi and who wrote his biography, Brunelleschi "was granted such honors as to be buried in theBasilica di Santa Maria del Fiore.
Johann Gutenberg: was a German goldsmith, printer and publisher who introduced modern book printing. His invention of mechanical movable type printing started thePrinting Revolution and is widely regarded as the most important event of the modern period. It played a key role in the development of the Renaissance, Reformation and the Scientific Revolution and laid...