Niccolo Machiavelli

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Niccolo Machiavelli was a Renaissance statesman and a political figure. He was born in May 3, 1469, Florence, Italy. He wrote many things that brought him popularity as an immoral cynic and a agnostic. Niccolo had always been a very wealthy person. In 1512 the Florentine republic was conquered and the gonfalonier removed by a Spanish army that Julius II had enrolled into his Holy League. The Medici family came back to rule Florence, and Machiavelli was charged with conspiracy, was thrown in jail, tortured, and sent into exile, expelled from a country, in 1513. Machiavelli was a writer. Some of the things he wrote was The prince, Discourses on Livy, and The Art of War. That is some background information on Niccolo Machiavelli

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