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Question 176: The St Marco Campanile standing in Venice today is a copy. How and when was the original destroyed?
Author: K. - Category: Global History
Difficulty: 5/5 - Zone: Europe (Minus Russia)

  • It was burnt by Austrian troops in the XVIIth century
  • It was destroyed on orders of Napoleon to punish Venetian resistance in 1799
  • It burnt down in 1756 in a fire which destroyed part of central Venice
  • It collapsed in 1902 due to severe structural faults

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