Pollajuolo, Simone a distinguished Italian architect, noted as the builder of many beautiful ecclesiastical structures, was born at Florence in 1454. He was related to Antonio del Pollajuolo, and lived with him some time at Rome. Becoming a devoted follower of Savonarola, he was discarded by the churchmen, and in his later years was obliged to spend his talents in secular labors. He was one of the most prominent architects in the building of the Strozzi Palace. He died in 1529.