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Niccolò Machiavelli

3 May 1469 - 21 June 1527

Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli-Italian diplomat, writer and political philosopher was born in Florence, Italy, on May 3, 1469 to the parentage of Bernardo Machiavelli and Bartolomea Nelli. In 1502 Machiavelli married Marietta Corsini, who bore him four sons and two daughters. His grandson, Giovanni Ricci, is credited with saving many of Machiavelli's letters and writings. He died in the city on June 21, 1527. His tomb is in the church of Santa Croce in Florence.

(Sources: The Historical, Political, and Diplomatic Writings of Niccolò Machiavelli by Christian E. Detmold, Encyclopedia of World Biography,, Wikipedia)

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