The Medici Family



They were a extremely wealthy family of wool merchants and bankers. In fact they were one of the wealthiest and most influential families in Europe at the time. With their wealth they were patrons and supported the arts.

Interesting Facts

Interesting Facts

The Medici Family supported artists such as, Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Botticelli. The Medici family had marriage alliances with important families.


The Medici family ruled Florence from 1434-1737. Some of the family members were popes and cardinals.