Leonardo Da Vinci
Birthday: April 15th, 1452, Vinci, Italy
Died:May 2nd, 1519, Amboise, France
Born:Leonardo da Vinci was born in Anchiano, Tuscany (now Italy), close to the town of Vinci
Characteristics:Leonardo was very inquiring, he always had many questions about art and technology, he would sketch many of his ideas onto his notebooks and wonder how will his machines effect the technology of his time. He used critical and creative thinking skills to analyse and take responsible action on complex problems. Obviously Leonardo was a very knowledgeable man to the point that his natural genious had earned him the title of the "Renaissance man".
- Leonardo da Vinci was an Italian painter, architect, inventor. His Intelligence and creativity had earned him the title of the “Renaissance man.”
- Today he remains best known for his art, including two paintings that remain among the world’s most famous, The Mona Lisa and The Last Supper.
- Art, da Vinci believed, was certainly connected with science and nature. He filled dozens of notebooks with inventions, observations and theories about pursuits from aeronautics to anatomy.