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Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini
(1598 - 1680)

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1598 Born 7 December in Naples
1605 The family moves to Rome
1623 Commissioned by Pope Urban VIII to begin work on the first of Rome's fountains
1629 Appointed the architect of St. Peter's and superintendent of Public Works in Rome
1635 Spends five months in Paris at the invitation of Louis XIV
1639 Marries Caterina Tezio
1658 Designs first church (at Castelgandolfo )
1658 Designs Sant' Andrea al Quirinale
1662 Designs church at Ariccia
1667 Designs Piazza San Pietro
1680 Dies 28 November in Rome
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