15 Little Known truths about Leonardo da Vinci

Everyone knows da Vinci as a man from the Renaissance period that made a lot of impact to our history. He was an inventor, painter and sculptor. We may all know his art pieces but there are many things that we don’t know about him. Here is a list of 15 surprising and little known facts about the great Leonardo da Vinci.

  1. An Illegitimate Child

An Illegitimate Child

He was a child of unmarried Caterina and San Piero. His mother was a peasant and his father was a notary. He grew up with only his father.