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Official residence of the President of the Italian Republic
|Town or city||Rome|
|Design and construction|
|Client||Pope Gregory XIII|
History[change | change source]
The current site of the palace has been in use since Roman times. The Quirinal is the highest hill in Rome.
Pope Paul Vcommissioned the completion of the work on the main building of the palace.
The palace was a papal residence until 1870.
References[change | change source]
- Sarti, Roland. (2004). "Quirinal Palace," Italy: a Reference Guide from the Renaissance to the Present, p. 507.
- "Quirinal palace: the Italian Royal home in Rome is refurbished for the House of Savoy," Life, May 28, 1945. p. 111; retrieved 2011-11-16.
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