Leonardo da Vinci

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Leonardo da Vinci

Name: Leonardo da Vinci

Born: April 15, 1452, in Vinci, Republic of Florence (present-day Italy)

Death: May 2, 1519 (Age: 67)

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  • Italian Renaissance polymath: painter, sculptor, architect, musician, scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist, and writer.
  • His genius, perhaps more than that of any other figure, epitomized the Renaissance humanist ideal.
  • Widely considered to be one of the greatest painters of all time and perhaps the most diversely talented person ever to have lived.
  • Among his works, the Mona Lisa is the most famous and most parodied portrait and The Last Supper the most reproduced religious painting of all time.