Many say the young Michelangelo was scolded and beaten by his father for spending too much time drawing. Michelangelo's mother was Francesca di Neri del Miniato di Siena. Although born in Caprese, several months after Michelangelo’s birth, his parents returned to Florence, where he was raised. After his mother’s death in 1481, Michelangelo moved in with a stonecutter and his wife in a town called Settignano, where his father owned a marble quarry and small farm. As a boy, Michelangelo was sent to Florence to study grammar.
Two years while on vacation Adolf developed a lung infection and used this to drop out of school. He celebrated by getting drunk. Afterwards he found it humiliating and promised to himself he would never drink again. By the age of 30 he had completely given up acohol. When he was 18, Hitler received money from his father's will and moved to Vienna in 1907 to become an art student.
Over the time period of working with this goldsmith, he gave Sandro the nickname Botticelli which means “Little Barrel.” After a while he was able to convince his father to let him study painting. He did this by becoming an apprentice to the well known painter Fra Filippo Lippi. Fra Filippo Lippi was a well known painter and was known for how he used color on church altarpieces and helped Sandro discover his very own style of art that is equally famous. Botticelli was quickly recognized and soon became a very gifted artist all by himself. When he was 15 years old, he opened his workshop and was dedicated to his own work.
Handel the fifth son was born to a father who was a surgeon-barber who wanted him to study law even though it was evident at a young age he had an immense talent. His father died at age 11 in which he began to not only compose music but also teach it. By the time he reached eighteen he moved to Hamburg where he joined the violin section of the opera orchestra. It was early 1705 when his first opera Almira was premiered. During this time Handel traveled Italy meeting many great musicians of the day including Corelli, Scarlatti, and Domencio.
The disease spread through a bacteria called Yersinia Pestis. The bacteria itself can clog small blood vessels, causing them to burst. The waiting period for the plague is about one to three days, just to show symptoms, soon dead within forty-eight hours. The disease was a major depopulator. Just in Europe did it kill one-third of their population, meanwhile completely destroying two-thirds of China’s population, and decimating many Muslin towns.