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Leonardo da Vinci


Join Greg Jenner in 15th-century Italy to meet Leonardo da Vinci, one of the most influential artists to ever live.

While Leonardo is renowned for creating the Mona Lisa, the most famous painting in the world, he was also a fantastic inventor and dreamed up all kinds of marvellous creations that wouldn’t become reality for another 500 years.

Script: Gabby Hutchinson Crouch, Emma Nagouse and Greg Jenner
Historical Consultant: Professor Catherine Fletcher
Research Assistant: Hannah MacKenzie
Producer: Abi Paterson

Produced by The Athletic for BBC Radio 4