Picasso was born on October 25, 1881 in the city of Malaga, Spain.
Picasso’s full name has 23 words. His real name is Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Martyr Patricio Clito Ruíz y Picasso.
His long name comes from a list of saints and relatives.
Picasso was born extremely small. In fact, he was so tiny that the nurse thought that he was stillborn. Therefore, she left him sitting on a table while she went to take care of his mother. His uncle wound up saving him from death.
is father was an artist, art professor and museum curator.
His father started teaching art to him when he was seven years old.
His father decided that he would give up painting when Picasso was 13 years old because he felt his son was already a better painter than him.
Picasso was 15 when he finished First Communion, which was an extremely well known portrait depicting his father, mother, and sister.
Picasso was not a good student and he was frequently given detention.
Picasso was extremely fond of the works of El Greco.
Picasso was a co-founder in the movement known as Cubism.
The Nazis would not let Picasso display his paintings in Germany.
Picasso had four different children by three different women.
He was married twice.
Picasso passed away on April 8, 1973 in Mougins, France.