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Leonardo da Vinci


Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci was born on the 15th of April, 1452 in Anchiano (near Vinci) and died on the 2nd of May, 1519 at Cloux at the age of 67.

We have divided his biography in the following sections:

Childhood and youth
The early years of Leonardo's life.

The Florentine period
His training years at the academy of Verrocchio and his first artistic works.

The Milanese Period
At the service of Ludovico "The Moor" of the Sforza.

Errant Period
His nomadic period, traveling to different Italian cities and moving finally to France.

Private life
Leonardo da Vinci's love life and the different facets of his personality.