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Palladio, Andrea

Pronunciation: /pəˈlɑːdɪəʊ/
(1508–80), Italian architect. He led a revival of classical architecture, in particular promoting the Roman ideals of harmonic proportions and symmetrical planning. A notable example of his many villas, palaces, and churches is the church of San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice.

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