Why Leonardo Da Vinci Made A Flying Machine…

Check out the incredible story of genius artist and inventor Leonardo Da Vinci, the controversial man who contributed to the some of the greatest modern-day advances…

1. The Unwanted Son?

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Image Source: Getty Images

Leonardo Da Vinci was actually the illegitimate son of a wealthy Messer Piero Fruosino di Antonio Da Vinci, a Florentine legal notary, and Caterina, who was considered a peasant. He was born in Anchiano, Italy on April 15, 1452, and went on to become one of the most pioneering artists and inventors in history to date!

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