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How did Caravaggio die

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How did Caravaggio die


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In 2001, the Art Historian Giuseppe La Fauci allegedly found a scrap of paper on which a priest originally recorded Caravaggio’s death.
The document is said to read: “On July 18, 1609 in the S Maria Ausiliatrice hospital, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, painter, died of illness.”
According to this source, the likely cause of death was typhus.

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