France, Italy mark 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death

France, Italy mark 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death

The Loire Valley town of Amboise will kick off festivities marking the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death on Thursday. Da Vinci was the guest of France’s King Francis I for the final three years of his life before his death in Amboise in 1519. France’s Emmanuel Macron and Italian President Sergio Mattarella will mark the anniversary with visits to his grave at the royal chateau.

KCooper
KCooper
Stephen
Stephen 8 months

Here lies a man that was so dedicated to finding the truth, it got him put under house arrest for the rest of his life by a bunch of authoritarian moral busybodies. Good to know we've been here before as a race and survived.

Miles O'Brien
Miles O'Brien 8 months

Why "celebrate" the day of his death? Seems stupid. His birth, OK!

Rburgoxd
Rburgoxd 8 months

Hey do you remember Leonardo da vinci well he is still death.

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