INVENTOR

Leonardo da Vinci

1452 - 1519

Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci (English: ; 14/15 April 1452 – 2 May 1519) was an Italian polymath of the High Renaissance who is widely considered one of the greatest painters of all time (despite fewer than 25 of his paintings having survived). The Mona Lisa is the most famous of Leonardo's works and the most famous portrait ever made. The Last Supper is the most reproduced religious painting of all time and his Vitruvian Man drawing is also regarded as a cultural icon. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leonardo da Vinci has received more than 20,951,384 page views. His biography is available in 215 different languages on Wikipedia making him the most popular inventor.

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Among INVENTORS

Among inventors, Leonardo da Vinci ranks 1 out of 323After him are Thomas Edison, Johannes Gutenberg, Nikola Tesla, James Watt, Alexander Graham Bell, Karl Benz, Henry Ford, Guglielmo Marconi, Rudolf Diesel, Louis Braille, and Samuel Morse.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1452, Leonardo da Vinci ranks 1After him are Richard III of England, Girolamo Savonarola, Ferdinand II of Aragon, Ludovico Sforza, Abraham Zacuto, and Prospero Colonna. Among people deceased in 1519, Leonardo da Vinci ranks 1After him are Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor, Lucrezia Borgia, Vasco Núñez de Balboa, Lorenzo de' Medici, Duke of Urbino, Johann Tetzel, Francesco II Gonzaga, Marquess of Mantua, Juan de Flandes, Madeleine de La Tour d'Auvergne, Michael Wolgemut, Hōjō Sōun, and Ambrosius Holbein.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Leonardo da Vinci ranks 1 out of 3,282After him are Marco Polo (1254), Christopher Columbus (1451), Galileo Galilei (1564), Julius Caesar (-100), Michelangelo (1475), Archimedes (-287), Dante Alighieri (1265), Augustus (-63), Raphael (1483), Antonio Vivaldi (1678), and Niccolò Machiavelli (1469).

Among INVENTORS In Italy

Among inventors born in Italy, Leonardo da Vinci ranks 1After him are Guglielmo Marconi (1874), Antonio Meucci (1808), Bartolomeo Cristofori (1655), Johann Maria Farina (1685), Ottaviano Petrucci (1466), and Max Valier (1895).

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