Leonardo da Vinci was born in a town near Vinci in 1452. That's why is name is da Vinci!
He was born an illegitimate child to a local lawyer. This means the lawyer had Leoarndo with another woman who wasn't his wife
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Despite the station of his birth, he was supported by his father. When he showed great artistic talent he was apprenticed to a famous artist.
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During his apprentiship in Florence, Leonardo flourished. He became a master at the age of 26 an unbelievable feat. One of his most famous paintings is the Mona Lisa.
What made Leonard really special was his interest in everything! He not only studied art, but also science, history, mathematics and much more. This made him better at everything!
In the end Leonardo da Vinci impacted society because he inspired so many other people to become interested in all parts of the world around them. This "Renaissance man" used his deep understanding of the all subjects to create amazing inventions and art that are still apreciated today!