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Cosimo di Giovanni degi Medici 1389-1464 was the first of the Medici Political dynasty 'de facto 'rulers of Florence he was known as "Cosimo the Elder ", 'il Vecchio '.

Just My Personal Opinion, Of Course.: The Medici Boy by John L'Heureux - Brilliant Novel Spotlighting Donato di Niccolo di Betto Bardi (Do.

Leonardo Loredan 1436-1521 Doge of Venice from 1501-1521,had problem's with Pope Julies 11 over Venice.

The Doge Leonardo Loredan by Bellini during created with oil on poplar. It shows doge Leonardo Loredan posing for a photo during the Northern Renaissance.

Francesco Fosari 1373-1457 doge of Venice, who led the city into long and reinous wars.

Portrait of the Venecian Doge Francesco Foscari, ca. or mid to late Lazzaro Bastiani Museo Civico Correr, Venice

Ariosto 1474-1553 Poet subject epic poetry on chivalry, notable work 'Orlando Furioso ', and also coined the term humanism, this led to Renaissance Humanism.

Ariosto Poet subject epic poetry on chivalry, notable work 'Orlando Furioso ', and also coined the term humanism, this led to Renaissance Humanism.

Giovanni Boccaccio Italian Writer,Poet, Correspondent of Petrarch and important Renaissance Humanist he wrote the Decameron, born 1313 died 1375 .

"Francesco Petrarca or Petrarch. He is often called the "Father of Humanism". Petrarch's rediscovery of Cicero's letters is often credited for initiating the Renaissance. His sonnets became popular in the Renaissance and became a model for lyrical poetry.

Cesare Borgia Duke of Valentinois  was a Condottiero, Nobleman, Politician, and Cardinal 1475-1507 son of Pope Alexander V1.

Cesare Borgia Duke of Valentinois was a Condottiero, Nobleman, Politician, and Cardinal son of Pope Alexander

Pope Alexander V1 1492-1503  born Roderick de Borgia.

Pope Alexander VI 1431 – 1503 Last name Borgia pope from 1492 until his death in He was considered one of the most evil popes of all. He made law to censor Books written that he didn't agree with.