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25 Interesting And Fascinating Facts About Mimar Sinan

Koca Mi’mar Sinan Aga was the chief Ottoman architect and civil engineer for Sultans Suleiman the Magnificent, Selim II, and Murad III. He was responsible for the construction of more than 300 major structures and other more modest projects, such as schools. Take a look below for 25 more interesting and fascinating facts about Mimar…

30 Interesting And Awesome Facts About Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright was an American architect, interior designer, writer and educator, who designed more than 1,000 structure, 532 of which were completed. Wright believed in designing structures that were in harmony with humanity and its environment, a philosophy he called organic architecture. Take a look below for 30 more interesting and awesome facts about…

25 Interesting And Bizarre Facts About Imhotep

Imhotep was an Egyptian chancellor to the pharaoh Djoser, probably architect of the step pyramid, and high priest of the Sun god Ra at Heliopolis. Very little is known of Imhotep as a historical figure, but in the 3000 years following his death, he was gradually glorified and deified. Take a look below for 25…

30 Interesting And Fascinating Facts About Raphael

Raphael Sanzio de Urbino was an Italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance. His work is admired for its clarity of form, ease of composition, and visual achievement of the Neoplatonic ideal of human grandeur. Take a look below for 30 more interesting and fascinating facts about Raphael. 1. Together with Michelangelo and Leonardo…

30 Interesting And Fun Facts About Michelangelo

Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni was an Italian sculptor, painter, architect and poet of the High Renaissance born in the Republic of Florence, who exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of Western art. Take a look below for 30 more interesting and fun facts about Michelangelo. 1. He’s considered by some the greatest living…

30 Fun And Interesting Facts About Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father who was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence and later served as the third President of the United States from 1801 to 1809. Previously, he had been elected the second Vice President of the United States, serving under John Adams from 1797 to 1801. Take a…

30 Fascinating And Interesting Facts About Leonardo Da Vinci

Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci was an Italian polymath of the Renaissance, whose areas of interest included invention, painting, sculpting, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, literature, anatomy, geology, astronomy, botany, writing, history and cartography. He has been called the father of paleontology, ichnology and architecture, and is widely seen as one of the greatest…