¶ Nicolo Machiavelli, born at Florence on 3rd May 1469. From 1494 to 1512 held an official post at Florence which included diplomatic missions to various European courts. Imprisoned in Florence, 1512; later exiled and returned to San Casciano. Died at Florence on 22nd June 1527.

Works By or About Machiavelli

Discourses on LivyWritten, 1513. Published, 1532.
The PrinceWritten 1517. Published, 1531. Put on Index, 1559
BiographyBy by W. K. Marriott.