1530 - Vincenzo Danti was born in Perugia. His father was an architect and goldsmith.
1545 - He went to Rome to study sculpture.
1553 - He managed to secure a commission for a bronze statue of Pope Julius III.
1557 - He went to Florence.
1559 - He made a bronze relief depicting Moses and the Brazen Serpent.
1561 - He carved Honour Triumphs over Falsehood, a statue "in the round".
1567 - Started writing a book about rules of order and proportion in architecture.
1569-1571 he produced his most famous work, The Beheading of St John the Baptist.
1568- 1572 - Carved Cosimo I as Augustus.
1576 - He returned to Perugia where he died.
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