Famous Renaissance People

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Vesalius

Studied anatomy; wrote ON THE STRUCTURE OF THE HUMAN BODY

Queen Isabella I

Unified Spain; expelled Jews from Spain; sponsored Columbus

Shakespeare

English playwright; wrote comedies & tragedies like ROMEO & JULIET and HAMLET

de Medicis

Family that ruled Florence for 3 centuries

Cervantes

Soldier, slave, author; wrote DON QUIXOTE

Gutenberg

Perfected the printing press

Dante Alighieri

Wrote THE DIVINE COMEDY in his native language

Copernicus

Scientist whose theory said that the earth revolves around the sun

Leonardo da Vinci

Renaissance man; painted the MONA LISA & THE LAST SUPPER

Machiavelli

Wrote THE PRINCE about politics in Florence in the early 1500s

Queen Elizabeth I

Queen during England's Golden Age

Michelangelo

Painted the Sistine Chapel & sculpted DAVID and THE PIETA

Galileo

Studied gravity & perfected the telescope

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