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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1506/00/00 Catholic Church Custodian Construction begins on St Peters Cathedral
1506/00/00 Donato Bramante Architect Construction begins on St Peters Cathedral
1546/00/00 Michelangelo Architect Michelangelo Buonarroti is appointed chief architect of St Peters. He will design central section.
1615/00/00 Carlo Maderno Architect Maderno extends the nave and adds the facade, 7 May 1607 to 1615
1619/00/00 Francesco Borromini Stonemason and draftman Borromini contributes to St Peter's, including Porta Santa, the base for Michelangelo Pieta and angels around the doors.
1920/05/16 Joan of Arc Sainthood Joan of Arc is canonized as a saint of the Roman Catholic Church at Peter's Basilica by Pope Benedict XV.

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Particulars for St Peter's Basilica:
Area of Significance Architecture
Distinction Major basilicas of the Roman Catholic Church




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