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  • 1404 - 1472
    Life of the Italian Renaissance architect Leon Battista Alberti.
  • 14 Feb 1404
    The Italian Renaissance architect Leon Battista Alberti is born in Genoa.
  • 1428
    The Italian Renaissance architect Leon Battista Alberti receives his doctorate in canon law from the University of Bologna.
  • 1432
    The Italian Renaissance architect Leon Battista Alberti begins to work in Rome as a papal secretary.
  • 1432
    The Italian Renaissance architect Leon Battista Alberti writes his treatise Della famiglia (On the Family).
  • 1435
    The Italian Renaissance architect Leon Battista Alberti writes his treatise De pictura (On Painting).
  • 1447
    The Italian Renaissance architect Leon Battista Alberti becomes the architectural adviser of Pope Nicholas V.
  • c. 1450
    The Italian Renaissance architect Leon Battista Alberti designs the facade for the Tempio Malatestiano in Rimini.
  • c. 1450
    The Italian Renaissance architect Leon Battista Alberti designs the Palazzo Rucellai in Florence.
  • 1452
    The Italian Renaissance architect Leon Battista Alberti writes his treatise on architecture, On Building (De Re Aedificatoria).
  • 1456
    The Italian Renaissance architect Leon Battista Alberti translates his treatise on architecture, On Building (De Re Aedificatoria) into the Tuscan vernacular.
  • c. 1458
    The Italian Renaissance architect Leon Battista Alberti designs the new facade for the Santa Maria Novella church in Florence.
  • 1460
    The Italian Renaissance architect Leon Battista Alberti designs the San Sebastiano church in Mantua.
  • 1464
    The Italian Renaissance architect Leon Battista Alberti writes his treatise on sculpture.
  • c. 1470
    The Italian Renaissance architect Leon Battista Alberti designs the Basilica San Andrea in Mantua.
  • 25 Apr 1472
    The Italian Renaissance architect Leon Battista Alberti dies in Rome.
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