1452 - 1452:,inVinci.,anotary andCaterina,apeasantgirl; 1467:,inFlorence ,

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1452:  ∙  Leonardo born on April 15, in Vinci.  Leonardo was born to Ser Piero, a notary,  and Caterina, a peasant girl; his parents were never married.  1467:  ∙  Leonardo becomes an apprentice to Andrea del Verrocchio, in Florence This date is an estimate, the apprenticeship could have begun a year or two later. But  even 1467 would have been a bit late according to the customs of the time: Leonardo  would have been fifteen, and most apprentices began at a younger age.  1469:  ∙  Lorenzo and Giuliano de Medici become new rulers of Florence.  The two  brothers took over when their father died. 1469 also marks the birth of Machiavelli, who  would be an important advisor to Lorenzo and later write the work of political philosophy  entitled  The Prince  (1515).  1472:  ∙  Leonardo becomes a member of the Florence painters' guild. Birth of 
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2011 for the course ART 2313 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Texas State.

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