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9 Interesting Facts About Michelangelo and His “David” Statue

Painter, sculptor and architect Michelangelo Buonarroti was born in Caprese, Italy on March 6, 1475. He won near-mythical fame as one of Europe’s preeminent “Renaissance Men,” and counted kings and popes among his many admirers and patrons. Temperamental and brilliant, Michelangelo crafted several masterpieces including the “David,” the “Pieta” and the ceiling of the Sistine…

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