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Alberti, Leone Battista

Born: 1404 AD
Died: 1472 AD, at 68 years of age.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Architects, Authors, Cryptographer, Linguist, Philosophers, Poets


1404 - Alberti was born in Genoa on February 14, 1404.


1424 - Wrote "On the Advantages and Disadvantages of Letters".


1428 - Received his doctorate in canon law.


1448 - Appointed Rector of the parish of San Lorenzo in Mugello.


1450 - He was commissioned to help transform the Gothic Church of S. Francesco.


1472 - Died on April 25, 1472.


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