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Person: CELLINI, Benvenuto  (1500-1571)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Benvenuto CELLINI
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
author of account of early optical spectacle
Main period of activity
N/A
Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
3 November 1500
born at
13 February 1571
70
died at
Reference
T.C. Hepworth and J.H. Pepper (comp. Tony Dugdale), ‘A brief history of the lantern’ in NMLJ 1.1 (April 1978), p. 4
Lucerna ID  6003573

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 19 February 2015

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