Michelangelo was the inspiration for United States Capitol Building in Washington DC

Michelangelo was a painter and sculptor and also a skilled and innovative architect. Due to the great versatility of the disciplines he practiced, he is considered an archetypal Renaissance man, in line with his rival and equal Leonardo da Vinci. Among other things, he is behind the dome in St. Peter’s Church in Rome, one …

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Architect Mimar Sinan was Michelangelo’s competitor

In the Ottoman Empire, the architect Mimar Sinan was Michelangelo’s competitor when it came to designing beautiful buildings. Many will say he was completely unique and not in competition with anyone, even many hundreds of years later. He was chief architect of the sultans Selim I, Süleiman I, Selim II and Murad III. In the …

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