Leonardo da Vinci - the brilliant artist, a prominent thinker and engineer, a tireless researcher of matter and phenomena of nature,lived in the late 15th century. He gave the world its magnificent paintings, sculptures and paintings. But most of all, he became known for his scientific discoveries. So he came up with: parachute, tank, vest. He studied human anatomy and structure of animals. In addition, he developed the canons of human anatomy(known as the Vitruvian Man).