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Leonardo Da Vinci: The 9 Inventions of the Greatest Mind

#8. Leonardo da Vinci ’s machine gun

Leonardo da Vinci’s machine gun - The 9 Inventions of the Leonardo Da Vinci

One of his most fearsome and bloodthirsty patrons was Cesare Borgia. He employed Leonardo as his military architect and engineer for a couple of years during the early 1500s. Leonardo’s War Machines for Cesare Borgia would be both offensive and defensive, from the worlds first machine gun to huge drawbridges and impenetrable fortresses.

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