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Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci is best remembered as the painter of the Mona Lisa (1503-1506) and The Last Supper (1495). But he's almost equally famous for his astonishing multiplicity of talents: he dabbled in architecture, sculpture, engineering, geology, hydraulics and the military arts, all with success, and in his spare time doodled parachutes and flying machines that resembled inventions of the 19th and 20th centuries. He made detailed drawings of human anatomy which are still highly regarded today. L More »
Born: April 15, 1452 (Vinci, Italy)

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Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci more commonly Leonardo da Vinci ..... Leonardo did not stay in Milan for long because his father had died in 1504, and in 1507 he was back in Florence trying to sort ...

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Aug 1, 2017 ... A leading figure of the Italian Renaissance, Leonardo da Vinci is best known ... Did You Know? da Vinci used tempera and oil on dried plaster to paint "The .... with Leonardo derives, and lived with his uncle and grandparents.

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Click here to read the complete biography of Leonardo Da Vinci. ... In later life, Leonardo only recorded two childhood incidents. .... However, he did not stay in Milan for long because his father had died in 1504, and in 1507 he was back in ...

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Find out more about the history of Leonardo da Vinci, including videos, ... his time as a great artist, his contemporaries often did not fully appreciate his genius—the ... just as Leonardo or as “Il Florentine,” since he lived near Florence—and was ...

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Leonardo da Vinci was born on 15 April 1452 near the Tuscan town of Vinci, the illegitimate son of a local lawyer. He was apprenticed to the sculptor and painter  ...

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Leonardo da Vinci was born on April 15, 1452, near the village of Vinci about 25 ... The paint did not stick well to the wall, and within fifty years the scene was ...

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Jan 12, 2014 ... Leonardo da Vinci (1452 – 1519) is one of the world's greatest thinkers, artists and ... In addition to art, Da Vinci studied all aspects of life from anatomy to .... Da Vinci did believe in God, but his religious sensibilities were ...

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Aug 30, 2013 ... Leonardo da Vinci, perhaps most noted as an artist, was also an ... Beyond basic reading, writing and mathematical skills, da Vinci did not ...

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Leonardo da Vinci was born in 1452, in the heart of the Renaissance in the ... His father married into a wealthy family and he went to live with his grandparents.