Niccolò Machiavelli

By Oliver Rodriguez


Born on May 3, 1469, in Florence, Italy

Died on June 21, 1527, in Florence, Italy

Where is he from?

He is from Florence Italy.His parents are Bernardo and bartolomea. He had two sisters and a brother.

His jobs

He became a diplomat in 1494 and he did this for 14 years. Because pf the temporary fall of the Medici family, but when they came to power again he was tortured,jailed, and banished from a active roll in a political life.There are some accounts that the years of 1487 to 1495 he was working for a Florentine banker.

His line of work

Machiavelli time away from politics gave him the opportunity to read Roman history and to write The Prince.

Major Events

There was his banishment and torture.

Pope clement V111 condemned The Prince for its endorsement of rule by deceit and fear.

In 1498 Machiavelli was name chancellor and secretary of the second chancellery of the Florentine Republic

In 1502 he married Marietta Corsini, who bore him four sons and two daughters.

Major Works

The Prince

The Art of War

The Mandrake

Discorsi Sopra La Prima Deca Di Tito Livio

Discourses on the First Ten Books of Titus Livius

Il Principe

What impact/influence did they have on the Renaissance

Machiavelli is best remembered for the political advice he offered in 1513 in The Prince.He has helped us with literature and politics so much and so well that he left a mark on the world with The Prince

Are they still relevant today?

I would like to say yes he are very relevant today.We have learned many things from him and some of us have even been inspired by him. They are great roll models more of us should learn about him. He has helped us with literature language arts. Which is why i think he deserves the name Father of Modern Political Theory.