Biographies of the Renaissance

Below you find a collection of links to biography sites and sites detailing the life and works of a selected group of Renaissance people. This 'Biographies of the Renaissance' is a companion site to a main website at eduScapes 42explore called Renaissance.
 
Selected Biographies and Works of the Renaissance 
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Bacon, Francis: (1) Francis Bacon’s Life, (2) Francis Bacon from Top Biography, (3) Sir Francis Bacon 1561-1626, (4) Francis Bacon: 'The Secretary of Nature' (1561-1626), (5) Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1626) by A. Jokinen
Bruegel, Pieter (the Elder): (1) Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525-1569), (2) Bruegel, Pieter the Elder from WebMuseum, (3) Peter Bruegel the Elder, (4) Pieter Bruegel the Elder at Olga's Gallery,
Brunellesco, Filippo: (1) Filippo Brunellesco from The Catholic Encyclopedia, (2) Filippo Brunelleschi: Sculptor and architect, (3) Filippo Brunelleschi: Sculptor and Architect, (4) Brunelleschi 1377-1446, (5) Brunelleschi's Dome, (6) Filippo Brunelleschi: Sculptor and Architect of Florence (1377-1446)
Bruni, Leonardo: (1) Leonardo Bruni from The Catholic Encyclopedia, (2) New Document Suggests Famous Renaissance Figure was a Traitor to Medici Regime in Florence
Bruno, Giordano: (1) Bruno, Giordano from Encarta Encyclopedia, (2) Giordano Bruno (1548-1600) from The Scientists, (3) Giordano Bruno (1548-1600), (4) Giordano Bruno from The Catholic Encyclopedia, (5) Folly of Giordano Bruno
 
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Calvin, John: (1) John Calvin from The Catholic Encyclopedia, (2) Reformation: John Calvin by R. Hooker from World Civilizations, Washington State University, (3) John Calvin The Theologian by B.B. Warfield, (4) John Calvin, (5) About John Calvin
Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de: (1) Cervantes Project, (2) Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra from The Catholic Encyclopedia, (3) Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de from Encarta Encyclopedia, (4) Miguel de Cervantes from The Literature Network, (5) Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra from Famous Hispanics
Columbus, Christopher: (1) Columbus Day from Intensive English Institute, University of Illinois, (2) Columbus Navigation, (3) Christopher Columbus from The Catholic Encyclopedia, (4) Christopher Columbus Biography, (5) Explorations of Christopher Columbus, (6) Christopher Columbus from Top Biography
Copernicus, Nicolaus: (1) Nicolaus Copernicus from The Catholic Encyclopedia, (2) Nicolas Copernicus (1473-1543) from The Scientists, (3) Nicolaus Coppernicus from Top Biography, (4) Nicolaus Copernicus, (5) Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543), (6) Copernicus, Nicholaus (1473-1543), (5) Nicolaus Copernicus, (6) Copernican Model: A Sun-Centered Solar System, (7) Copernican System, (8) Copernicus, Nicolas, (9) Nicolas Copernicus
 
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da Gama, Vasco: (1) Vasco da Gama from The Catholic Encyclopedia, (2) Vasco Da Gama from Top Biography, (3) Vasco DaGama, (4) Admiral Dom Vasco da Gama, (5) Vasco Da Gama: An Imagery Biography
Dante (Dante Alighieri): (1) Digital Dante from Columbia University, (2) Dante Alighieri from The Catholic Encyclopedia, (3) Dante's Biography, (4) Dante Alighieri from Top Biography, (5) Biography of Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) from GradeSaver, (6) Dante Alighieri, Poet, Spiritual Writer
da Vinci, Leonardo: (1) Leonardo da Vinci: Renaissance Man, (2) da Vinci and the Renaissance, 1505 from Carmen Sandiego Connection, (3) Exploring Leonardo from Museum of Science, Boston, (4) Leonardo da Vinci: Artist and Inventor from Lucid Interactive, (5) Leonardo di Ser Piero da Vinci from The Catholic Encyclopedia, (6) Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) by C. Gerten-Jackson, (7) Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) from Martin Kausal, (8) Leonardo da Vinci by R. Hooker from World Civilizations, Washington State University, (9) Leonardo da Vinci from Top Biography
de Medici, Lorenzo: (1) Lorenzo de Medici from Lucid Interactive, (2) Lorenzo de' Medici and Florence in the 15th Century, (3) Medici Family, (4) Lorenzo the Magnificent
Descartes, René: (1) René Descartes and the Legacy of Mind/Body Dualism, (2) René Descartes, (3) René Descartes from The Catholic Encyclopedia, (4) René Descartes (1596 - 1650), (5) René Descartes from Top Biography, (6) René Descartes, (7) René Descartes, (8) René Descartes: French Philosopher from Lucid Interactive
Desprez, Josquin: (1) Josquin Desprez (circa 1440-1521) from Classical Music Pages, (2 Josquin Desprez, (3) Josquin Lebloitte, Called (surname) des Prez : A New Biography, (4) Josquin Desprez, (5) Josquin Des Prez
Donatello (Donato di Niccolo di Betto Bardi): (1) Donatello by E. Kren and D. Marx, (2) Donatello: Sculptor of Florence (1383-1466), (3) Donatello, (4) Donatello 1386-1466, (5) Donetello from Artchive
Dürer, Albrecht: (1) Dürer, Albrecht from WebMuseum, (2) Albrecht Dürer, (3) Dürer, Albrecht, (4) Albrecht Dürer from Olga's Gallery, (5) Albrecht Dürer, (6) Albrecht Dürer from The Catholic Encyclopedia, (7) Duierer, Albrecht
 
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Elizabeth I: (1) Elizabeth I from Encarta Encyclopedia, (2) Elizabeth I (1533-1603) by A. Jokinen, (3) Elizabeth I from Tudor History, (4) Elizabeth I (1558-1603 AD) from Britannica, (5) Queen Elizabeth I: Biography, (6) Elizabeth Tudor Biography, (7) Elizabeth I from BBC
Erasmus, Desiderius: (2) Desiderius Erasmus from The Catholic Encyclopedia, (2) Who is Erasmus (1469? - 1536), (3) Erasmus (1466-1536) from The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy, (4) Erasmus, Desiderius from Encarta Encyclopedia, (5) Desiderius Erasmus, 1466-1536, (6) Desiderius Erasmus
Galileo: (1) Galileo Galilei from The Catholic Encyclopedia, (2) Galileo Galilei from NASA, (3) Galileo Galilei, (4) Galileo (1564-1642) from The Scientists, (5) Galileo from Encarta Encyclopedia, (6) Galileo Project from Rice University, (7) Galileo Gaililei, (8) Galileo form Top Biography, (9) Galilei, Galileo
Gutenberg, Johann: (1) Johann Gutenberg from The Catholic Encyclopedia, (2) Truth About Johannes Gutenberg, (3) Medieval and Renaissance Book Production - Printed Books by R.W. Clement, (4) Johannes Gutenberg, (5) An Industry Is Born, (6) Johannes Gutenberg from Top Biography, (7) Johannes Gutenberg and The Printed Book, (8) Johannes Gutenberg from Who2
 
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Henry IV: (1) Henry IV (of France) from Encarta Encyclopedia, (2) Henry IV from The Catholic Encyclopedia, (3) Biography of Henry IV
Henry VIII: (1) Henry VIII and Tudor Encland from Britian Express, (2) Henry VIII of England from Renaissance Faire, (3) Henry VIII from The Catholic Encyclopedia, (4) Henry VIII (1491-1547) by A. Jokinen, (5) Henry VIII (1509-47 AD) from Britannica
Henry, Prince: (1) Prince Henry from Discoverers Web, (2) Henry the Navigator from Encarta Encyclopedia, (3) Prince Henry the Navigator: A Research Report, (4) Prince Henry the Navigator from The Catholic Encyclopedia, (5) Henry the Navigator
Kepler, Johannes: (1) Johannes Kepler: His Life, His Laws and Times from Kepler Mission, (2) Johannes Kepler (1571-1630) by D.H. O'Neill at Pioneers in Astronomy, (3) Kepler, Johannes from Encarta Encyclopedia, (4) Johannes Kepler, (5) Johannes Kepler (1571-1630), (6) Kepler, Johannes
Knox, John: (1) John Knox from The Catholic Encyclopedia, (2) John Knox, (3) Biography of John Knox, (4) Biography of John Knox (1514-1572)
 
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Luther, Martin: (1) Martin Luther and the Reformation by G. Rempel, Western New England College, (2) Luther, Martin from Encarta Encylopedia, (3) Martin Luther from The Catholic Encyclopedia, (4) Martin Luther, (5) Life of Martin Luther
Machiavelli, Nicolò: (1) Niccolo Machiavelli from Lucid Interactive, (2) Nicolò Machiavelli from The Catholic Encyclopedia, (3) Niccolò Machiavelli by R. Hooker from World Civilizations, Washington State University, (4) Niccolo Machiavelli 1469-1527 by C. Jarvis, (5) Niccolo Machiavelli, (6) Niccolo Machiavelli: The Prince [excerpts], 1513
Magellan, Ferdinand: (1) Ferdinand Magellan from The Catholic Encyclopedia, (2) Ferdinand Magellan from The Mariners' Museum, (3) Magellan, Ferdinand from Encarta Encyclopedia, (4) Ferdinand Magella (1480-1521) from ThinkQuest, (5) Ferdinand Magellan from Top Biography
Michelangelo (Michelangelo Buonarroti): (1) Michelangelo: Italian Renaissance Artist from Lucid Interactive, (2) Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, (3) Michelangelo Buonarroti from The Catholic Encyclopedia, (4) Michelangelo from Encarta Encyclopedia, (5) Michelangelo (1475-1564), (6) Michelangelo: Sistine Chapel Ceiling, (7) Michelangelo: Last Judgement - Celestial World, (8) Michelangelo's Last Judgement (1535-1541), (9) Michelangelo, (10) Michelangelo Buonarroti, (11) Michelangelo Buonarraoti from Top Biography
More, Sir Thomas: (1) Life of Sir Thomas More (1478-1535) by A. Jokinen, (2) St. Thomas More from The Catholic Encyclopedia, (3) Sir Thomas More (1478-1535), (4) Story of Thomas More by John Farrow, (5) Thomas More's Life, (6) Sir Thomas More, (7) Sir Thomas More & The Renaissance, (8) Sir Thomas More from Who2
 
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Palladio, Andrea: (1) Andrea Palladio from The Catholic Encyclopedia, (2) Palladio's Italian Villas, (3) Andrea Palladio (1508-1580), (4) Andrea Palladio from Great Buildings Online, (5) Palladio: The Proportions of Rooms, (6) Palladio Museum, (7) Andrea Palladio at archINFORM
Petrarch, Francesco: (1) Francesco Petrarch from The Catholic Encyclopedia, (2) Francesco Petrarch, (3) Petrarch (1304-1374), (4) Francis Petrarch: Selections from his Correspondences
Philip II: (1) Philip II from The Catholic Encyclopedia, (2) Biography of Philip II
Pico della Mirandola, Giovanni: (1) Pico della Mirandola by R. Hooker from World Civilizations, Washington State University, (2) Giovanni Pico della Mirandola from The Catholic Encyclopedia, (3) Biography of Giovanni Pico della Mirandola by W. Pater, (4) Progetto Pico
 
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Raphael (Santi, Raphael): (1) Raphael from The Catholic Encyclopedia, (2) Raphael (Painter) from Encarta Encyclopedia, (3) Raphael, (4) Raphael from WebMuseum, (5) Raffaello Sanzio Biography, (6) Raphael from Olga's Gallery, (7) Raphael of Urbino: Painter and Architect (1483-1520), (8) Raphael's Biography
Shakespeare, William: (1) William Shakespeare from Top Biography, (2) Life and Times of William Shakespeare, (3) William Shakespeare Biography, (4) Shakespeare's Life and Times, (5) William Shakespeare from The Literature Network, (6) An Encapsulated Biography from Shakespeare Resource Center, (7) William Shakespeare from eduScapes 42eXplore
Titian (Vecielli, Tiziano): (1) Titian from The Catholic Encyclopedia, (2) Titian [Tiziano Vecellio], (3) Titian from WebMuseum, (4) Titian from Encarta Encyclopedia
van Eyck, Jan: (1) Jan van Eyck, (2) Jan van Eyck from Artchive, (3) Jan van Eyck (1390 - 1441) from Olga's Gallery, (4) Jan van Who?, (5) Eyck, Jan van, (6)
 
  
 
Created by Annette Lamb and Larry Johnson, 4/02.