Alberti, Leone Battista

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Born: Feb 14, 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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