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Francesco Borromini, biname o Francesco Castelli (25 September 1599 – 2 August 1667),[1] wis an Italian airchitect born in today's Ticino[2] wha, wi his contemporaries Gian Lorenzo Bernini an Pietro da Cortona, wis a leadin figur in the emergence o Roman Baroque airchitectur.

Francesco Castelli
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Borromini (anonymous youth portrait)
Born 25 September 1599(1599-09-25)
Bissone, Ticino, Auld Swiss Confederacy
Died 2 August 1667(1667-08-02) (aged 67)
Rome
Practice Francesco Borromini
Biggins San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane, Sant'Agnese in Agone, Sant'Ivo alla Sapienza, Oratorio dei Filippini

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  1. Peter Stein. "Borromini, Francesco." Grove Art Online. Oxford Art Online. Oxford University Press. Web. 25 Jul. 2013. <http://www.oxfordartonline.com/subscriber/article/grove/art/T010190>
  2. "Francesco Borromini." Encyclopædia Britannica. Web. 30 Oct. 2010.