Raguzzini, Filippo (circa 1680-1771)

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Filippo Raguzzini, Italian architect, was born in Naples in circa 1680 and died in Rome in 1771. Working in Benevento over the reconstruction of the city after the earthquake of 1702 he got to know cardinal Orsini, future pope Benedict XIII, who en-trusted him numerous works in Rome: Cappella di S.Domenico in the church of S.Maria sopra Minerva; restoration of S.Sisto vecchio; hospital of S.Gallicano; church of S.Maria della Querica; piazzetta di Sant'Ignazio (1726-1728).

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