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Raphael

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    (April 6, 1483-April 6, 1520)
    Also known as Raffaello, Raffaello Sanzio, Raffaelo Santi, Raffaello de Urbino and Raffaello Sanzio de Urbino
    Paintings include ‘Madonna of the Meadow,’ ‘Madonna of the Goldfinch,’ ‘Maddalena Doni,’ ‘Stanza della segnatura,’ ‘School of Athens,’ ‘Disputa,’ ‘Stanza d’Eliodoro,’ ‘Stanza dell’Incendio,’ ‘Julius II,’ ‘Sistine Madonna’ and ‘The Transfiguration’
    Chief architect of St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome

Why he might be annoying:

    When he first saw Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel paintings, he disliked them.
    He added himself to his own 'School of Athens' painting, among great thinkers such as Socrates and Plato.
    His art was so popular that people compared him to Jesus.
    Although he is famous for his many portraits of the Virgin Mary, he was an alleged atheist.
    He never married.
    His name was used for one of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
    He looked a bit like Joan Cusack.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He was known for his good looks.
    He died on his 37th birthday.
    He was about to be made a cardinal by Pope Leo X.
    He was called the 'Prince of Painters.'
    All Rome mourned his death.
    He was buried in the Pantheon, one of the most honorable sites in Italy.
    He is considered one of the greatest artists of the Renaissance.

Credit: Wieland Kalligaro and Ratman


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Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 2 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 18 Votes: 22.22% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 5 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 26 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 2 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 6 Votes: 16.67% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 6 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 264 Votes: 61.74% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 10 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 20 Votes: 25.00% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 54 Votes: 37.04% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 18 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 18 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 112 Votes: 36.61% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 61 Votes: 39.34% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 278 Votes: 43.88% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 204 Votes: 40.69% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 155 Votes: 47.10% Annoying