From the Mona Lisa to flying machines to human anatomy, Leonardo's life and work made a profound impact on modern society . His innovative contributions in the fields of science and art continue to ground our understandings and inspire our imaginations centuries later. Five hundred years after his death, da Vinci's legacy remains as relevant as ever. But what about da Vinci's personal life? Who was the man behind the ambitious pioneer? From bastard beginnings to sodomy scandal, discover the lesser-known side to the man consumed with passions, who never stopped in his pursuit of knowledge, who achieved the iconic status of a star. Discover the real man behind the legend. Discover da Vinci.