Leonardo Da Vinci was born on April 15, 1452 in the town of Vinci, Italy.
Da Vinci began apprenticing with the artist Verrocchio at the age of 14. For six years, he learned technical skills, including metalworking, leather arts, carpentry, drawing and sculpting.
By the age of 20, he had qualified as a master artist in the Guild of Saint Luke and established his own workshop.
Leonardo's first painting was the "Annunciation," completed in 1473.
Da Vinci was in the service of the Duke of Milan between 1482 and 1499.
In 1485, he drew detailed plans for a human-powered ornithopter.
In 1485, Leonardo drew the first idea for an armored car.
Da Vinci started painting "The Last Supper" in 1495, and finished it in 1498.
Caterina, da Vinci's mother, died in 1495.
It took Leonardo Da Vinci about 13 years to paint the "Mona Lisa's" lips.
Leonardo da Vinci's father, Ser Piero da Vinci, died on the 9th of July in 1504.
Da Vivni's most well-known painting, the "Mona Lisa," was completed sometime between 1505 and 1507.
In 1513 the french were removed from Milan and Leonardo moved to Rome.
Leonardo didn't make his first self-portrait until around 1515.
Leonardo Da Vinci died on May 2, 1519 in France.