Which famous polymath and probable genius had tremendous physical strength, described in one contemporary account as “so strong he could withstand any violence; with his right hand he could bend the iron ring of a doorbell, or a horseshoe, as if they were lead”?

Answer: Italian Renaissance painter, architect, inventor, and scientific exponent Leonardo Da Vinci (1452-1519).

Source: Leonardo Da Vinci – The Flights of the Mind by Charles Nicholl

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