Mussolini easily achieved total power in Italy for more than twenty years with his charisma, “his extensive use of the mass media to construct an image of the leader” , and his manipulation of Italian bureaucracy. As Cardoza points out, without Mussolini’s tactical skills, charisma and ruthlessness it would be difficult to imagine the Fascist coming to power and ruling for so long in Italy. If we want to examine the Mussolini myth then we should go back to his years as a leader of Italian socialism. Among Italian socialists, Mussolini could command attention by fascinating the crowd. He was one of the foremost national leaders, and he acquired great popularity as a journalist and editor of the Socialist Party daily, Avanti!
Filippo Brunelleschi The Middle Ages encompass one of the most exciting periods in English History. The names of famous Medieval people scatter the History books. What were these important people of the Middle Ages famous for? The famous people of the Middle Ages included Artists, Clerics, Crusaders, Diplomats, Explorers, Religious Leaders, Military Leaders, Philosophers & Theologians, Scientists, Physicians, Engineers, Mathematicians, Writers & Poets and Reformers who featured in the Medieval period from 1066 - 1485. The following biography information provides basic facts and information about the key dates and events in the life of Filippo Brunelleschi who was famous as a Medieval Artist, Sculptor and Architect.
He focus on developing education and new invention so he started to support for new scientific and artistic advances and seek out best possible education or their children. b. Leonardo Da Vinci: He represents for the “Renaissance man” because he contributed his talent in many careers including painter, architect, musician, mathematician, engineer and inventor. His representative dedication: Drawing of a man, Mona Lisa, The Proportions of Man. c. Michelangelo: he is brilliant artist who sculpted: David statue and drew “The birth of Adam”, etc. d. Gutenberg: invented Printing Press; e. Petrarch: Important writer and poet who spread Humanism, the Renaissance.
During these times his knowledge of the art lifestyle flourished and became more well known among artists. The skills Giovanni developed in his father’s shop allowed him to open up his own art school. The school was called “The Venetian School of Painting”; located in Venice, Italy. His new use of coloring, flow, and atmosphere he used on landscapes, had a great effect on his painting school, especially on 2 of his pupils, Giorgione and Titian. In his early paintings, Bellini worked with tempera.
Cosimo De Medici was born in Florence 1389. Cosimo’s interests were Politics, Banking and Patronizing, However mostly Politics. When he was a little boy, he collected coins, medals and vases. His works were Politics, Banking, Patronage and Trading. His father (Giovanni) was the most important men in Florence.
This discovery is what has made Amerigo Vespucci become seen as a major contributor in the Age of Exploration. His death occurred in 1512. In his childhood, Amerigo Vespucci came from a wealthy family. His father was a notary that worked in the city of Florence. Also, his parents had connections to the powerful Medici family, which would come into play later in his life.
INTRODUCTION While the Medici family was predominant, Florence became the cultural center of Europe and also became the cradle of new Humanism. BACKGROUND The Medici were possibly the richest family in Italy. In the 13th Century the family began to gain wealth. At the end of the thirteenth century, the family's wealth increased when one of the members of the family served as gonfalero (bearer of a high ceremonial office). In the fourteenth century their wealth increased again.
He asked Bodoni to assume management of the Royal Press (Stamperia Reale), in 1768. There, he printed materials for court use, as well as produced Italian, Greek, and Latin books. As he gained notoriety for his craft, the Duke allowed him an even larger press, and the independence to take on additional projects (Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica, 2013). His work was regal, and sophisticated. The typography that Bodoni was able to produce is regarded, even today, as some of the most structured, and refined printing that has ever been produced.
Also, each of them shared a great focus on both art and education. During the Macedonian Renaissance (c.870-c.1025), it was made possible by an elite class of families. These elite families never stopped studying the classics of Roman culture. Emperor Constantine Porphyrogenitos even wrote books about geography and history and financed the work of other scholars and artists (275). The emperor was into such high morals that he had exact standards for the details of the craft people’s products.
Louis the 14th was a very powerful king that had many positive influences over the country of France. As absolute monarch, Louis the 14th had an incredible strategy for ruling and improving his county, making him noteworthy of the title as the greatest king in the history of his country. Louis was able to increase France’s economy by producing its own goods to trade with other countries, as opposed to purchasing goods from other places, which proves to be more costly. In addition to that, he assembled the most advanced army in Europe at that time. Interestingly, Louis became a patron of the arts, and greatly shaped France’s culture by emphasizing the importance of art and theater, climaxing with the Palace at Versailles.