Leon Battista Alberti

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Place: Genoa

Born: 1404

Death: 1472

Nationality: Italy

Biography:

Leon Battista Alberti (Italian: [leˈon batˈtista alˈbɛrti] February 14, 1404 – April 25, 1472) was an Italian humanist author, artist, architect, poet, priest, linguist, philosopher and cryptographer he epitomised the Renaissance Man. Although he is often characterized exclusively as an architect, as James Beck has observed, "to single out one of L...

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