Corpus Christi Church, Nesvizh

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The interior of the church

The Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh, Belarus is an early Jesuit church and one of the oldest baroque structures outside Italy,[1] influencing the later architecture of Belarus, Poland and Lithuania. Commissioned by Polish nobleman Mikołaj Krzysztof "the Orphan" Radziwiłł and constructed in 1587-1593 by Gian Maria Bernardoni,[1] it contains graves of members of the powerful house of Radziwiłł.

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  1. ^ a b Andrzej Piotrowski, Architecture of Thought. University of Minnesota Press, 2011, p.142-143, 297-298.

Coordinates: 53°13′14.49″N 26°41′1.49″E / 53.2206917°N 26.6837472°E / 53.2206917; 26.6837472

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