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Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (6 March 1475 – 18 February 1564) is known today as simply Michelangelo He was a painter, a sculptor, an architect, and an engineer in Italy during the Renaissance. Some of his most famous works include the frescos on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, the statue of David, and the Pieta.

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