Leonardo da Vinci

lived from 1452 to 1519

Leonardo da Vinci was an Italian artist and scholar who had many talents in addition to his painting. He worked on mechanics, though geometry was his main love. He was involved in hydrodynamics, anatomy, mechanics, mathematics and optics.

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http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/Mathematicians/Leonardo.html