Niccolò Machiavelli

Niccolò Machiavelli the Cunning

Born on May 3, 1469, in Florence, Italy, Niccolò Machiavelli was a DIPLOMAT for 14 years in Italy’s Florentine Republic during the Medici family’s exile. When the Medici family….

Machiavellianism is “the employment of cunning and duplicity in statecraft or in general conduct”
–the Oxford English Dictionary “Machiavellian” as a word became very popular in the late 16th century in English, though “Machiavellianism” itself is first cited in 1626.

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