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Life and Times of Niccolo Machiavelli
May 3, 1469 a special person got brought into this world. Bartolommea di Stefano and Bernardo di Niccolo Machiavelli gave birth to the one and only Niccolo di Bernardo dei Machiavelli. Niccolo di Bernardo dei Machiavelli was born in Florence Italy on the 3rd of May 1469. Niccolo was one of four kids, he had one brother and two sisters. Totto Machiavelli was his only brother, and Margherita Machiavelli and Spring Machiavelli was Niccolo sisters. In 1501
Niccolo Machiavelli marries Marietta Corsini. They went on to have seven kids, five boys and two girls. Niccolo's father, Bernardo, followed the profession of a jurist. Bernardo owned a bunch of property, and had an income putting him comfortably into the upper class. Though Niccolo's early years and education is little is known, he did show wide reading in the Latin and Italian classics. We also know Niccolo Knew the Greek language, but he most certainly did not master it. In the 1480’s Niccolo and his brother Totto went to the school of Paolo da Ronciglione. Later on we also found out we went to the University of Florence. Niccolo Machiavelli made his first public appearance during Medici’s expulsion from Florence and the Charles VIII's invasion in the year 1494. 1498 Adriani became chancellor of the republic, and Machiavelli received his new office with the rank of second chancellor and secretary. He was not totally new to the politics he was exposed to; both his parents were members of the old Florentine Republic nobility. In 1500 Machiavelli travelled into France, to deal with Louis XII about the affairs of Pisa. These groups helped Machiavelli formed his political ideas. They assisted Niccolo Machiavelli and helped him gathered his views regarding the country of Europe and the relative strength of nations. They not only introduced him to the subtleties of Italian...