Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni , commonly known as Michelangelo , was an Italian Renaissance sculptor, painter, architect, poet, and engineer who exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of Western art. Despite making few forays beyond the arts, his versatility 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 fellow Italian Leonardo da Vinci. Michelangelo was considered the greatest living artist in his lifetime, and ever since then he has been held to be one of...
|Birthdate:||March 6, 1475|
|Date of death:||February 18, 1564|
|Also known as:||Michelangelo Buonarroti, Michelango di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni|