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Palace of Whitehall Fire
London, England

January 4, 1698

A fire on January 4, 1698 destroyed most of the residential and government buildings of the Palace of Whitehall in London, the main residence of the English monarchs. During the fire, many art masterpieces were destroyed, probably including Michelangelo's Cupid, a famous sculpture bought as part of the Gonzaga collections in the seventeenth century.

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