Life of Michelangelo

Events

1475, Michelangelo is born on March 6

Approx. 1475

1480, Botticelli's Venus

1480

1483, Colleoni Verrocchio

1483

1488 Begins apprenticeship under Domenico Ghirlandio

1488

1497, Michelangelo moves to Rome and sells his first important work, the Bacchus

1497

1498-99, Michelangelo sculpts the Pieta

1498 - 1499

1504, Michelangelo's "David" Sculpted

1504

1505, Michelangelo is called to Rome to build the " Tomb of Julius II"

1505

1506, The pope cancels the " Tomb of Julius II" and Michelangelo leaves angrily

1506

1512, The Sistine Chapel is completed and the " Creation of Adam" is created

1512

1519, Cortez brings horses to America

1519

1524, Michelangelo starts work on Medici Chapel

1524

1527-29, Michelangelo becomes Chief of Fortification, then flees Florence and is declared a traitor

1527 - 1529

1533, Pissarro conquers Peru

1533

1541, Michelangelo finishes the " Last Judgement"

1541

1550, The " Crucifixion of St. Peter" is completed by Michelangelo

1550

1555, He mutilates his " Florentine Pieta" in a Moment of anger

1555

1557, Constantinople, Blue Mosque

1557

1564, Michelangelo dies on Feb. 18, at age 88

1564