Leonardo da Vinci Biography

Leonardo da Vinci

Title Desricption
Date of Birth 15 April 1452
Birth Place Anchiano, Italy
Famous As Polymath
Died 2 May 1519, Clos Lucé, Amboise, France

In Short

Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci more commonly Leonardo da Vinci or simply Leonardo, was an Italian polymath of the Renaissance whose areas of interest included invention, drawing, painting, sculpting, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, literature, anatomy, geology, astronomy, botany, writing, history, and cartography. He has been variously called the father of palaeontology, ichnology, and architecture, and he is widely considered one of the greatest painters of all time. Sometimes credited with the inventions of the parachute, helicopter, and tank, he epitomised the Renaissance humanist ideal.

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