• Born date: 1598-12-07
  • Born in: ItalY
  • Death date: 1680-11-28
  • Death in: ItalY
Gian Lorenzo Bernini

Gian Lorenzo Bernini (also spelled Gianlorenzo or Giovanni Lorenzo) (Naples, 7 December 1598 – Rome, 28 November 1680) was an Italian artist and a prominent architect who worked principally in Rome. He was the leading sculptor of his age, credited with creating the Baroque style of sculpture.