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Niccolo Machiavelli
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As quoted in: Forbes, Volume 139, Issues 5-9, Forbes Inc., 1987


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Born: May 3, 1469

Died: June 21, 1527 (aged 58)

Nationality: Italian

Occupation: Writer

Bio: Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli was an Italian historian, diplomat, philosopher, humanist and writer based in Florence during the Renaissance. A founder of modern political science, he was a diplomat, political philosopher, playwright, and a civil servant of the Florentine Republic. He also wrote comedies, carnival songs, and poetry.

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