Caravaggio

Portrait of Caravaggio

Michelangelo Merisi, say Caravaggio, he died on 18 July 1610, just 39 years, because of a septicemia gives Staphylococcus aureus.

It establishes a careful scientific research conducted on the remains of the great painter, clarifies that so definitely a mystery that began four centuries ago.

The artist's body was found in 2010 in ancient cemetery of San Sebastiano in Porto Ercole, in Tuscany; the identity confirmation came successively through the execution of the examination Dna.

Famous, in addition to the extraordinary talent, also for the turbulent life and irascible, Merisi contracted the infection following a knife wound received during a fight (Photo gives: fanpage.it).