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The mansion Clos Lucé and garden

The mansion at Clos Lucé, Categories: France geography stubs | Cities, towns and villages in France ... Amboise, The French Republic or France ( French: République française or France) is a country whose metropolitan territory is located in western Europe, and which is further made up of a collection of overseas islands and territories located in other continents. France is a democracy organised as a... France is located 500 meters from the Royal The Royal Ch teau at Amboise is a ch teau located in Amboise, in the Indre-et-Loire d partement of the Loire Valley in France. Built for defence purposes on a promontory overlooking the Loire River, the ch teau began its life in the 12th century. Expanded and improved... Chateau Amboise and are connected by an underground passageway. Built by Étienne le Loup in the middle of the (14th century - 15th century - 16th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 15th century was that century which lasted from 1401 to 1500. Events Renaissance affects philosophy, science and art. The New Monarchs come to power in France, England, Portugal and Spain. Rise of... 15th century, it was acquired in Events Tirant Lo Blanc by Joanot Martorell, Martí Joan De Galba is published. Yoshitane becomes Ashikaga shogun of Japan. Charles John Amadeus of Savoy becomes Duke of Savoy at age 1, mother Blanche of Montferrato is regent. Aldus Manutius moves to Venice. John Colet receives M.A. from Magdalen College... 1490 by King Charles VIII of France ( June 30, 1470– April 7, 1498; French: Charles VIII de France), nicknamed the Affable (lAffable), was King of France from 1483 to his death. Charles was a member of the Valois Dynasty and achieved prominence by commencing the long series of Franco-Italian wars... Charles VIII of France for his wife, Court of the Ladies of Queen Anne of Brittany, Miniature representing this lady weeping on account of the absence of her husband during the Italian war.--Manuscript of the Epistres Envoyées au Roi (Sixteenth Century), obtained by the Coislin Fund for the Library of St. Germain des Pres in... Anne de Bretagne. Later, it was used by Francis I, Renaissance prince, lover of women, patron of the arts Francis I (French: François Ier) (September 12, 1494 - July 31, 1547), called the Father and Restorer of Letters (French: le Père et Restaurateur des Lettres), was crowned King of France in 1515 in the cathedral at Reims... King François I, as well his sister, Marguerite de Navarre who began to write her book titled L'Heptaméron while living there.


In Events March - With the death of Ferdinand II of Aragon, his grandson Charles of Ghent becomes King of Spain as Carlos I. July - Selim I of the Ottoman Empire declares war on the Mameluks and invades Syria. August 13 - Treaty of Noyon - Peace between France and Spain. Francis recognizes Charles... 1516, King François I invited Leonardo redirects here. This page is about the artist. For other Leonardos, see Leonardo (disambiguation). Leonardo da Vinci Leonardo da Vinci (April 15, 1452 – May 2, 1519)[1] was an Italian Renaissance architect, musician, inventor, engineer, sculptor and painter. He has been described as the archetype of the Renaissance... Leonardo da Vinci to Amboise and provided him with the Clos-Lucé as a place to stay and to work. Da Vinci, a famous painter and inventor, arrived with three samples of his painting, namely the The Mona Lisa is an oil painting on poplar wood. It measures 77cm by 53cm (30 inches by 21 inches). The Mona Lisa (Italian, Spanish: La Gioconda; French: La Joconde), less commonly rendered as the Monna Lisa, is an oil painting on poplar wood by the famous Italian Renaissance artist... Mona Lisa, Sainte Anne, and Saint Jean Baptiste. Da Vinci lived at the Clos-Lucé for the last three years of his life until his death on May 2 is the 122nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (123rd in leap years). There are 243 days remaining. Events 1194 - King Richard I of England gives Portsmouth its first Royal Charter. 1335 - Otto the Merry, Duke of Austria, becomes Duke of Carinthia 1568 - Mary I of... May 2, Events March 4 - Hernán Cortés lands in Mexico. June 28 - Charles I of Spain becomes Emperor of Holy Roman Empire as Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor (ruled until 1556). September 20 - Ferdinand Magellan leaves Europe to circumnavigate the world. November 8 - Hernán Corté... 1519.


Today, the Clos-Lucé mansion is a A museum is a non-profit making, permanent institution in the service of society and of its development, open to the public, which acquires, conserves, researches, communicates and exhibits, for purposes of study, education and enjoyment, the tangible and intangible evidence of people and their environment. This definition is taken... museum that reflects the prestigious history of the region and includes forty models of the various machines designed by da Vinci.


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Leonardo' s apartment,in Clos Luce, Loire Valley (281 words)
Leonardo da Vinci, lived at the Clos Luce, in Loire Valley, the last happy years of his life, surrounded by admiration, fondness and friendship of the King Francois 1.
In this charming manor house of Clos Luce, he happily continued to paint, sketch, and work as an engineer, architect, and festival organizer for the King Francois 1 court in Amboise.
After only three years in Clos Luce, near Amboise, Leonardo da Vinci died on May 2, 1519 and was buried in the Saint Florentin cloister, then moved to the Saint Hubert Chapel of the Amboise Castle where he still lies.
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