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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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9 Comments
June George
Glad this genius was also animal lover!
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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.
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May 8, 2020 8:07AM
Beth Mac Watters
Liked that he freed animals
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May 7, 2020 8:00PM
Stuart Glaze
Why he never finished painting Mona??
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May 7, 2020 7:36PM
jch
jch
I knew that the man was great and it's always good to learn more about him.
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May 7, 2020 12:10PM
sekrob
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
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May 7, 2020 10:17AM
Darlene Davidson
Genius is divine.
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May 7, 2020 8:17AM
Veronics Moss
I liked his works. 😍
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May 7, 2020 2:45AM
Kathleen Bertrand
He loved animals and was a vegan
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May 6, 2020 9:25PM

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