July 18, 2016
Italian painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio probably died on this day in 1610, aged 38.18 July is taken as the date of his death on the basis of what a poet friend of the artist later reported, but the dramatic circumstances under which the event occurred have been shrouded in mystery ever since.

July 18, 2013
On this day in 1610, Italian Baroque master Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio died in Porto Ercole at the age of 38.

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