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Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci known as Leonardo da Vinci was born on 15 April 1452, in Vincy, Republic of Florence, which is presently known as Italy. He was a sculptor, painter, architect,  mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, musician, cartographer, botanist, and writer. He is one of the most mysterious and extraordinarily genius people of all time. His parents were rich landlord Antonio da Vinci and a peasant girl, Caterina. He was their illegal child.

Leonardo Da Vinci

After raised by his father at the age 14, he was apprenticed by the famous Verrocchio. And after 6 years he became one of the best artist in Italy. The best thing is, after completing the famous painting “The baptism of Christ”, his master admitted that Leonardo da Vinci work is far superior than him and he put down the brush and never painted again. In 1476 he was charged for homosexuality by the Florentine court. In 1478 he left Verrocchio and his father’s house. After that he started his mysterious professional life. He became busy with his paintings, research, and inventions. Vinci created the first accurate anatomical model of a human named “Vitruvian Man”. He also 13000 page of research about anatomy, war machine, plane and civil engineering. His best work is the Mona Lisa, The Last Supper, Vitruvian Man.

Important Works of Leonardo da Vinci

  1. The Baptism of Christ(1472-1475), with Verrocchio
  2. The Adoration of the Magi, (1481)
  3. John The Baptist(1514)
  4. Virgin of the Rocks(1480)
  5. The Last Supper (1498)
  6. Mona Lisa(1507)

Some Paintings of Leonardo da Vinci

The Baptism of Christ(1472-1475), with Verrocchio
The Adoration of the Magi, (1481)
John The Baptist(1514)
Virgin of the Rocks(1480)
The Last Supper (1498)
Mona Lisa(1507)



Name: Leonardo da Vinci
Full Name: Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci
Father: Messer Piero Fruosino di Antonio da Vinci
Mother: Caterina
Born: 15 April, 1452
Died: 2 May, 1519 (aged 67)
Birth Place: Vinci, Italy
Height: 5 feet 8 inches
Fields: Different kinds of field in arts and science
Citizenship: Italian
Language: Italian


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