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TCI 29

Leading Figures of the Renaissance

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Johannes Gutenberg a German inventor who, in about 1450, developed the first printing press with movable type in Europe
Michelangelo His art combines Renaissance ideals of beauty with emotional expressiveness
Titian He was known for his inspired use of color and for loose, lively brushwork that made his pictures appear lifelike.
Albrecht Durer He earned fame for his paintings, drawings, prints, and essays about art.
Nicolaus Copernicus He is often called the "father of modern astronomy" and used mathematics and observation to develop the heliocentric theory of the universe.
Andreas Vesalius His work changed medicine and the study of anatomy.
Isabella I Queen of Spain; best known for creating a unified Spain and for sponsoring the voyages of Christopher Columbus.
Elizabeth I Queen of England; she supported theater, fashion, literature, dance, and education.
William Shakespeare He is widely considered to be the world's greatest playwright and one of its finest poets.
Miguel Cervantes He had a particular talent for satire and is best known for his comic novel Don Quixote.
Leonardo da Vinci He was an accomplished painter, sculptor, architect, and engineer.
Florence Italy’s leading cultural center during the Renaissance
Donatello a Florentine sculptor who was one of the first to use a realistic, lifelike style
Dante Alighieri a great Italian author of the Renaissance who wrote The Divine Comedy
Niccolò Machiavelli a Renaissance statesman and historian who wrote The Prince
Medici The powerful family that controlled Florence for nearly three centuries, and were involved in all aspects of the city’s life
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