A Timeline on Architecture
March 6, 1475
Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni was born in Caprese Michelangelo, Italy.
Michel began his architectural career working
on the basilica di san lorenzo.
Michel began work later in the year of 1520, on Lorenzo's tomb, one of the two dukes of the Medici family.
Pope Paul III called upon Michel to finish the Farnese Palace Courtyard, originally started by Antonio da Sangallo
Michel was commissioned to transform the the remains of the Roman Baths of Diocletian into a church named Santa Maria degli Angeli
Michel's Palazzo Medici-Riccardi Windows are iconic due to the look of the consoles holding up the sill
Medici Chapel although never finished is one of Michel's greatest architectural creations
The first of the two dukes to pass from the Medici family, Michel started his work first on Giuliano's tomb
Michel began working on the Laurentian Library but never saw its completion after falling out of favor with the Medici family.
Michel created a beautiful courtyard, Piazza del Campidoglio, to capture to the essence of Roman cityscapes.
Made at the same time of the Piazza del Campidoglio he created the Marcus Aurelius Statue Base, the last surviving statue in the court yard it matches perfectly with the space.
February 18, 1564
Michelangelo died at 88 years old and his body was taken from Rome for interment at the Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence.