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1. Michelangelo was a man of many artistic talents that will continue to inspire many more artist now and the years to come. His full name is Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, born on March 6th, 1475 in Caprese, Italty. However, shortly after his birth, his family relocated to Florence. During Michelangelo’s young teenage years, he became an apprentice for the painter Domenico Ghirlandaio. Ghirlandaio soon saw the young boy’s talent for creavitivity and actually recommends Michelangelo to the famous Medici family. Michelangelo lives within the Medici area to study and icrease his skills that were already prominet. At that time, the head of the Medici family, Lorenzo de' Medici was the main patron of t he arts. Due to the end and the banishment of the Medici rule, Michelangelo was left to travel to Bologna, where he would continue to harness his skills. As he begins to acquire more and more fame, he moves to Rome and back to Florence at multiple occasions.

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