Leonardo Davinvci

  • Apr 15, 1452


    When Leonardo da vinci was born in 1452. This event is significant because it gave birth to one of the best artist and inventors in the history.
  • Period: Apr 15, 1452 to May 2, 1519

    Leonardo da Vinci

  • Jan 1, 1453

    Hundred Year's War ends

    This is significant because weapons, tactics, and army structures changed. After this war the longbow was one of the most important unit in a army. It also ended the use of a knight.
  • May 29, 1453

    The Fall of Constantinople

    The fall of onstantinople was significant because it marked the end of the Roman Empire. This also was a big hit against Christendom. Lastly it made alot of greeks migrate to Italy helping the Renaissance.
  • Jan 1, 1455

    Gutenberg first printed bible

    This is significant because it this new type writer could now print flawless bibles in half the time. It also aloud any other types of books to be printed. It helped start a new way to write.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1455 to Dec 31, 1485

    Wars of the Roses

    This is significant because it was over exaggerated. This war didnt affect many places at all. The war mainly affect merchants.
  • Jan 1, 1476

    Leonardo is accused of sodomy

    Leonardo is accused of sodomy. This almost reuined his career. If the charges had not been dropped some of the greatest paintings and research in the world would not have ever been created.
  • Jan 1, 1481

    Leonardo begins work on The Adoration of the Magi

    This painting depicts the Virgin Mary, Child, and Magi kneeling in adoration.Leonardo was given the commission by the Augustinian monks of San Donato a Scopeto in Florence. Sadly he left Florence for Milan the following year.
  • Jan 1, 1485

    Painted The Lady with the Ermine

    The Lady with the Ermine is a signficant event because it is another amazing painting. This painting made leonardo da Vinci

    even more well known. Also this led to even more paintings by Leonardo.
  • Jan 1, 1492

    Coulumbus Travels to America

    This is significant because he was the first European to come in contact with Americans. It also led to a period of colonization and and exploration. It had a huge impact of spreading Christianity.
  • Jan 2, 1492

    Fall of Granada

    This is significant because it marks the final act of the Reconquista. It also brought to an end 780 years of muslim control Iberian peninsula. The Fall of Granada would soon be followed by a wave of Spanish expansion into Northern Africa,
  • Jan 1, 1494

    Begins painting the Last Super

    Leonardo da vinci painted many paintings but this is one of his most well known ones. This painting got him well known in the religious community. It also got him requests to paint more like it.
  • Jan 1, 1494

    Italian Wars 1494-98

    This is significant because the Italian States quickly realized the danger of foreign monarchy to their autonomy. It went on to help spark the Italian War of 1499-1504.
  • Jan 1, 1500

    Leonardo begins painting the Virgin and Child with Saint Anne

    This painting was commissioned as the high altarpiece for the Church of Santissima Annunziata in Florence. This painting was a big deal due to its religous importants and where it was painted was important to Leonardo.
  • Jan 1, 1503

    Paints the Mona Lisa

    The Mona Lisa is one of the most famous and inprotant paintings in the world. This ppainting was one of his last paintings and showed how leonardo da Vinci can paint amazing paintings.
  • Jan 2, 1503

    Paints The Battle of Anghiari

    This painting was painted around the same time as the Mona Lisa. This painting showed a battle that happened around the time of leoonardo da Vinci.
  • Jan 1, 1516

    The king of France invites Leonardo to come work for him

    This was a big deal for leonardo. To have a king ask for him to wrok for him meant that he was very well known and famous. sadly he died 3 years later so this event is short lived.
  • May 2, 1519


    When Leonardo da Vinci died the world lost one of the greatest minds of its time. He was not just and important artiist he was a inventor and scientist. His work inspired many movies and other artist in the future.