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Raffaello Sanzio (Raphael)
(1483 - 1520)
||Born 6 April in Urbino|
||Becomes a student of Perugino|
||Moves to Florence - studies the work of such established painters of the time as Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Fra Bartolommeo|
||Called to Rome by Pope Julius II and commissioned to execute frescoes in four small rooms of the Vatican Palace|
||Appointed chief architect of Saint Peter's Basilica|
||Appointed first Superintendent of Antiquities in Rome|
||Dies 6 April of a fever in Rome|