Renaissance People

Can you name these famous people from the Renaissance?
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Last updated: March 23, 2018
First submittedMarch 22, 2018
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Discovered the Moons of Jupiter
Galileo
Sculpted "The David"
Michelangelo
Created many sketches for flying machines
Leonardo Da Vinci
Said the Sun was at the center of the Solar System
Nicolaus Copernicus
"Discovered" the Americas
Christopher Columbus
Invented the Printing Press
Johannes Gutenberg
Killed the Aztecs
Hernán Cortés
Sometimes called the greatest writer of all time
William Shakespeare
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Wrote a book on how to gain power
Niccolò Machiavelli
Painted The "School of Athens
Raphael
Brought back Roman architecture
Filippo Brunelleschi
Started the Protestant Reformation
Martin Luther
Explored much of Canada
Henry Hudson
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Wrote books criticizing the church
Erasmus
Reached India from Portugal
Vasco de Gama
Wrote the "Divine Comedy"
Dante Alighieri
Told storied of China to the Italians
Marco Polo
Explored much of Newfoundland
John Cabot
First of a large Florentine Dynasty
Cosimo de Medici
Spanish Painter originally from Greece
El Greco
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Level 62
Mar 23, 2018
There were quite a few famous critics of the Catholic church who also led the protestant reformation (Luther, Erasmus, Tyndale, Calvin...)
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Level 64
Mar 23, 2018
Martin Luther is commonly associated with starting it, so I changed the clue.