Leonardo Da Vinci was born in the village of Anchiano near the city of Vinci, hence his name.
Leonardo becomes an apprentice to Andrea De Verriocchio in Florence at age 15
Florence's painters' guild accepts Leonardo at only age 20.
Leonardo first sketches his design for a self-propelled cart.
Leonardo paints the Virgin of the Rocks.
Da Vinci sketches his idea for a parachute.
You read this right! In 1485 Leonardo sketched his design for a war tank.
Da Vinci sketches his design for a scythed cart.
Da Vinci sketches the Vitruvian Man, combining his talent in art and knowledge in anatomy.
Leonardo sketches an armored ship.
Leonardo sketches an adding machine.
Leonardo painted The Last Supper.
Da Vinci sketches his design of a machine gun.
Da Vinci begins this painting, and it is finished sometime during or before 1506.
Along with Marcantonio della Torre, Leonardo made the Work of Theoretical Anatomy a mix of writing and over 200 drawings.
Leonardo paints Saint John the Baptist.
Leonardo Da Vinci dies in France.