Some may also say that Leonardo was a revolutionary of his time. Many people say that because of all of his accomplishments and inventions he has under his belt. Leonardo invented so many things that changed the world we live in today. From his sketches of a tank to his sketches of the helicopter, those sketches alone changed how the military now operates. The military now have much more powerful weapons along with the tank and they also have a branch called the air force.
Leonardo "Lionardo di ser Piero da Vinci” Da Vinci, was born on April15, 1942 in the small town of Vinci, Tuscany near village of Anchiano which is now what we call Italy. He was the son of a peasant girl named Caterina and a Florentine notary named Ser Piero. Leonardo had twelve half-siblings that were much younger than he was. Leonardo’s father remarried about 3 other times after being with his mother.
At age of 14, Leonardo began an apprenticeship with artist Andrea del …show more content…
Unfortunately, he never finished the piece. Shortly after, Leonardo decided to relocate to Milan to serve as an engineer, designer of court festivals, painter, architect, and a sculptor. His next project was to make a 16-foot-tall equestrian statue, in bronze, to honor dynasty founder Francesco Sforza. He worked on the clay statue for 12 years and finally completed it in 1493. The clay model was later destroyed in the conflict after the ruling Sforza duke fell from power in