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Facts About Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci was a genius of the renaissance period. His skills were legendary - painter, architect, engineer, mathematician and philosopher but he is perhaps best known for his paintings especially those of the Mona Lisa, The Last Supper and The Madonna (Virgin) of the Rocks. His inventions included machine guns, an armored tank, cluster bombs, a submarine, the first mechanical calculator and solar power!

Concise Biography, History & Facts About Leonardo da Vinci
Nationality - Italian
Place of Birth - Vinci, Italy
Lifespan - April 15, 1452 - May 2, 1519
Family - Son of Ser Piero di Antonio and Caterina
Educated - Served as an apprentice to Andrea del Verrocchio
Patrons - The Medici Family including Pope Leo X, Ludovico Sforza the Duke of Milan, Cesare Borgia and King Francis I of France
 

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  • Annunciation (Painted 1475-1480)

  • The Benois Madonna (Painted 1478-1480)
  • Adoration of the Magi (Painted 1481)
  • Madonna Litta (Painted 1490-91)
  • Last Supper - (Painted 1498)
  • Mona Lisa or La Gioconda (Painted 1503-1505/1506)
  • The Madonna of the Rocks or The Virgin of the Rocks (Painted 1508)
  • St. John the Baptist (Painted 1514)

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