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Da Vinci, Leonardo (1452–1519)

  • By: Heather K. Michon
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Leonardo da Vinci was one of history's great polymaths, a supremely talented artist, sculptor, inventor, architect, and engineer. He was also the most gifted anatomist of the Renaissance era.

Born in April 1452 in the town of Anchiano and raised in Vinci, 50 miles ...

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