Niccolo di Bernardo dei Machiavelli was an Italian diplomat, political philosopher, musician, poet, and playwright. He is a figure of the Italian Renaissance and a central figure of its political component, most widely known for his treatises on realist political theory and republicanism.
- Nationality: Italian
- Birth Date: 3 May 1469
- Death Date: 21 June 1527
- The Prince (1916)
- The Prince is a simple and straight forward political guidebook for the ruling of autocratic regimes based on the first-hand experiences of Niccolo Machiavelli. The Prince was originally published in 1513 and represented an important departure from previous thought. It is seen as part of a larger transition from medieval scholasticism to Renaissance humanism.
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