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Leonardo da Vinci was born in Italy, then alternated between life in France and Italy before ending his days just outside of Amboise, France. Leonardo was born on April 15, 1452 in the town of Vinci, Italy, which lies in... More »

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Leonardo da Vinci was born on April 15,1452 in Vinci, Italy. Da Vinci became one of the most important painters of the Italian Renaissance. Some of his most famous artwork includes the ?Mona Lisa? and ?The Last Supper.? More »

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Other than basic skills in reading, writing, and math, Leonardo da Vinci had little formal education. Out of an appreciation of 14-year old da Vinci's artistic talents, his father arranged for him to apprentice in Floren... More »

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Leonardo da Vinci is credited with completing several sculptures, including "Horse and Rider" and contributing to other sculptures, including "John the Baptist Preaching to a Pharisee and a Levite." Historians believe he... More »

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Leonardo Da Vinci received fame and recognition primarily for his exceptional works of art, including the Mona Lisa and the Last Supper, but he made significant contributions in the fields of writing and math, and was an... More »

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Leonardo da Vinci was best known for his paintings, drawings and technological designs. In addition to these he also worked as an architect and engineer and was reportedly a skilled musician. More »

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Leonardo da Vinci died at the Château de Cloux, now known as the Château du Clos Lucé. The château is located in Amboise, France, and it is connected to the royal residence at the Château d'Amboise via an underground pas... More »

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