5 interesting things about Leonardo da Vinci, history's most famous polymath

His inventions were centuries ahead of his time, his paintings defined the Renaissance – what else do you know about this legendary genius? Read on to find 5 Leonardo da Vinci facts that might surprise you.

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What are your thoughts on this subject?
June George
Glad this genius was also animal lover!
Jul 24, 2020 5:28PM
Lilly Beharry
I loved that he bought animals to save them. I always knew that he was way ahead of his time, but it was awesome that he has made his mark on history, as probably no one ever has.
May 8, 2020 8:07AM
Beth Mac Watters
Liked that he freed animals
May 7, 2020 8:00PM
Stuart Glaze
Why he never finished painting Mona??
May 7, 2020 7:36PM
I knew that the man was great and it's always good to learn more about him.
May 7, 2020 12:10PM
It would be interesting if a computer study of the painting revealed the unfinished parts and completed it to see what it would have looked like
May 7, 2020 10:17AM
Darlene Davidson
Genius is divine.
May 7, 2020 8:17AM
Veronics Moss
I liked his works. 😍
May 7, 2020 2:45AM
Kathleen Bertrand
He loved animals and was a vegan
May 6, 2020 9:25PM

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