Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci (April 15, 1452 – May 2, 1519) was an Italian polymath, scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, painter, sculptor, architect, botanist, musician and writer.

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Leonardo da Vinci

Who would be the oldest if they were alive today William Shakespeare George Washington Albert Einstein Leonardo da Vinci?

Leonardo Da Vinci would be the oldest if they were all four still alive today.

Leonardo da Vinci was born: April 15, 1452

William Shakespeare was born: April 1564

George Washington was born: February 22, 1732

Albert Einstein was born: March 14, 1879

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Mary Cassatt

Were Leonardo da Vinci parents divorced?

Ser Piero da Vinci and Caterina, Leonardo da Vinci's parents, were never married. Leonardo da Vinci's father had many affairs with different women.

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How did Leonardo Da Vinci's contribution bring about change?

his unbuilt designs inspired inventors today to build them with todays technology, example: The parachute, the helicopter the aeroplane the automobile and so many more great inventions. Sadly 3/4 of Leonardo's inventions were lost and destoryed. His anatomy- study of the human body was in much more detail than any other person of his time and back. He also discovered many things about aerodynamics and changed the world

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Slogans and Mottos

What was Leonardo da Vinci personal motto?

What was, was; what is, is; what will be, will be.

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What was Leonardo Da Vinci not very good at?

He was not very good at finishing something.When ever he started doing something ,he usually took off starting another project while the last project was unfinished.

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What was controversial about Leonardo Da Vinci?

There are a few things controversial about Leonardo -unaided by the fact that there is almost nothing recorded about his personal life, so almost everything about Leonardo's personal life is a matter of conjecture. His sexuality, pedophilia (common at the time in Florence), the originality of his inventions, reasons why he had a tendency to not complete his works.

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What disorder did Leonardo Da Vinci have?

paralysis of the right hand

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Why did Leonardo Da Vinci invent the Robot?

No

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Was Leonardo da Vinci a mad genius?

He wasn't mad but he was a genius.

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Famous Artworks
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The Mona Lisa

Did Mona Lisa and Leonardo Da Vinci have an affair?

No.

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The Mona Lisa

Mona Lisa and The Last Judgment?

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When and how did Leonardo da Vinci die?

The cause of Leonardo da Vinci's death is unknown, but most scientists believe he died from natural causes. He died at Clos Lucé, France, on May 2, 1519

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Art History

How many bodies did Leonardo cut up?

75 bodies

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What is a parabolic compass?

A device used to draw parabolas. There are sketches by Leonardo da Vinci of a device that was supposed to do just that, but I can't find evidence of a working model.

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Did Leonardo Da Vinci go to school or study art?

No, Leonardo didn't go to school. People didn't really attend school as we do nowadays. They would learn a trade by joining a studio or shop by being an apprentice to a Master.

Leonardo learned his trade as an apprentice at Verrocchio's studio.

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What is mechanical illustration?

a mechanical illustration is a SMALL sketch, like the size of a thumbnail. Leonardo daVinci used these

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Why was Leonardo interested in Anatomy?

Leonardo was so interested in anoatomy because he wanted to know the body so when he drew, he got every feature right.

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Famous Artworks
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Last Supper

Where is the painting 'The Last Supper' located?

It is in the Santa Maria delle Grazie abbey in Milan, Italy. It is painted directly on the wall opposite of where the monks sit for their meals.

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Inventions
Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci's inventions?

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Leonardo's inventions were all conceptual - meaning he made drawings of it but didn't really build it.

He invented the parachute, the hand-glider, the diving gear, an army tank, an early bicycle, musical instruments, hydraulic pumps, reversible crank mechanisms, finned mortar shells, steam cannon, parachute several flying machines, helicopter, and an light hang glider. But most of his inventions were left unfinished.

He invented the helicopter, but he didn't build it. A few hundred years after Leo died the helicopter was built.

He invented a submarine, a flying machine and many useful war tools.

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helicopter ornithopter compass scissors submarine tank

Another answer:

The answer above shows that many people today seem to believe Leonardo has invented everything.

Scissors for instance are known from tombs and pictures more than 3000 years old.

The compass was invented in ancient China sometime before the 2nd century, and was used for navigation by the 11th century. The dry compass was invented in medieval Europe around 1300.

And Leonardo was born in 1452. Now get real!

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I do not know but he invented many things such as the helicopter and many war machines.

I'm offended (sarcastically)! The purpose of any essay is NOT to offend someone (still sarcastically) ! Didn't you learn anything from your English teacher!?

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What were Leonardo da Vinci's inventions?

Leonardo's inventions were all conceptual - meaning he made drawings of it but didn't really build it.

He invented the parachute, the hand-glider, the diving gear, an army tank, an early bicycle, musical instruments, hydraulic pumps, reversible crank mechanisms, finned mortar shells, steam cannon, parachute several flying machines, scissors , helicopter, and an light hang glider. But most of his inventions were left unfinished.

He invented the helicopter, but he didn't build it. A few hundred years after Leo died the helicopter was built.

He invented a submarine, a flying machine and many useful war tools.

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Did Leonardo di vinci have any siblings?

Leonardo had 5 half sisters, and ten half brothers

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How many of Da Vinci's inventions are in use today?

He invented a spiral contraption that is similar to a modern day design of the helicopter and also built wings that he thought could make a person fly but later realized that birds have hollow bones whereas people have heavy, solid bones. Other than that, I don't know...

Hope I helped.

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Did Leonardo da Vinci fly?

It is said he made a couple of tests, but no successful flights are recorded.

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Celebrity Births Deaths and Ages

When did Leonardo da Vinci die?

Leonardo da Vinci died on May 2, 1519 at the age of 67.

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Renaissance
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Why is Leonardo da Vinci known as the Renaissance man?

Well to begin with a 'Renaissance Man', is a concept which describes an ideal man in renaissance times. Other terms include a 'Universal man' or a more modern term a Polymath. They all mean someone who excels in several areas.

Leonardo da Vinci represents the Universal Man because he was an accomplished:

-painter -Sculptor

-Musician -Writer

-Engineer -Architect

-Botanist -Anatomist

-Inventor

He is also said to have been very advanced for his time.

Leonardo da Vinci was a Renaissance man because he publicised an lot of the Renaissance art and ideas.

Because he wanted to know everything possible. The opposite of an expert, who knows a lot about a defined subject.

Leonardo da Vinci was seen as an ideal Renaissance man because he was so diversely talented and that was seen as important to the men during the Renaissance.

Leonardo Da Vinci had many talents, which is what a renaissance man is all about. He was a painter, engineer, sculptor and even studied the human anatomy and his drawings are still used today.

In addition to being just about the smartest person ever, Leonardo is reported to have been a strikingly handsome man with great strength and a fine singing voice, go figure

He came up with many new ideas that revolutionized the world at his time. He made most of the Renaissance possible by supplying people with his ideas. However, he was not the only one who contributed to the Renaissance. Michelangelo is just one other example.

Leonardo was called the renaissance man because he influenced lots of the renaissance art and ideas.

That is when he lived and painted.

Leonardo da Vinci had a wide knowledge of many subjects and had diverse talents.
Because he embodied all the qualities pertaining to a Renaissance man.
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he was a renowned artist, clever inventor, and brilliant scientist whose accomplishments spanned many fields of interest

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