Leonardo da Vinci Timeline

Timeline of Leonardo Da Vinci, a famous Italian artist and thinker from the Renaissance period. The timeline displays Leonardo’s personal life events, all his paintings, writings and all his many witty inventions.

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The timeline of Leonardo da Vinci covers not only events in his personal life, but also his professional life as a painter, architect and war engineer. Leonardo was born in 1452 near Florence, Italy, and died in 1519 in southern France.

The timeline displays all Da Vinci’s paintings, many of which he worked on for years, such as the Mona Lisa. Da Vinci was not only a painter but also a humanist thinker and engineer. The timeline lists all his writings, scientific discoveries and his many mechanical inventions, such as fun flying devices. Some of Da Vinci’s unfinished sketches are included as well.

In addition, the timeline also shows the list of patrons he worked for, the places he lived, and the wars and conflicts that happened in Italy during Leonardo’s lifetime that affected his work and personal life directly.

For more information on the Renaissance period, see the Renaissance Timeline and the Art History Timeline.

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