# Where was Fibonacci born?

Fibonacci was born in Pisa, Italy.

### How did Fibonacci get his idea for the Fibonacci Sequence?

The Fibonacci Sequence itself was not CREATED by Leonardo of Pisa (more commonly known as Leonardo Fibonacci or simply Fibonacci). He is credited to the introduction of the sequence to the western world, (Hence the name "The Fibonacci Sequence"); however origins of the Fibonacci can be traced back to 200BC. *TJB*