Gian Lorenzo Bernini

Gian Lorenzo Bernini's Death

Born (Birthday) December 7, 1598

Death Date November 28, 1680

Age of Death 81 years

Cause of Death Stroke

Place of Death Rome, Italy

Profession Sculptor

The sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini died at the age of 81. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Italian artist and architect who was the leading sculptor of his age. He sculpted Apollo and Daphne and The Rape of Proserpina.

He went to Rome with his father and witnessed several important architectural projects.

He is credited with creating the Baroque style of sculpture.

Personal Life

He married Caterina Tezio in 1639 in an arranged marriage.

He created the Baroque style of sculpture which Giorgio Chirico was inspired by.

How did Gian Lorenzo Bernini die?

Bernini remained physically and mentally vigorous and active in his profession until just two weeks before his death which came as a result of a stroke.