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Francesco Guicciardini
Counsels and Reflections of Francesco Guicciardini (1890 edition)

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Francesco Guicciardini
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Born: March 6, 1483

Died: May 22, 1540 (aged 57)

Nationality: Italian

Occupation: Historian, statesman

Bio: Francesco Guicciardini was an Italian historian and statesman. A friend and critic of Niccolò Machiavelli, he is considered one of the major political writers of the Italian Renaissance.

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