Michelangelo (1475-1564)

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Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
1100422
Gender
male
Born
March 6, 1475
Died
February 18, 1564

Timeline

6 Mar 1475

Birth of Michelangelo

1490

Michelangelo working as apprentice sculptor and living at the Medici palace in Florence

Nov 1497

Michelangelo selects marble for his Pieta from Carrara quarries

Aug 1498

Michelangelo signs contract to create the Pietà

13 Sep 1501

Michelangelo sculpts the David in Florence

8 Jun 1504

Michelangelo's David installed outside the Palazzo Vecchio

SU 1508

Michelangelo paints the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel

10 May 1508

Michelangelo signs contract to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel

18 Feb 1564

Death of Michelangelo