Alternate Text   Login Alternate Text    Register
Braille & Daisy Site 
 Change Region    
  Text Size  Blog
Select Region...

(or press ESC or click the overlay)

Skip Navigation LinksHome > Author Detail
Machiavelli, Niccolo

Born: 3-5-1469 at Florence, Italy
Died: 21-6-1527

Summary of Biography



Niccolo Machiavelli, best known now for The Prince (1532), was an Italian philosopher, diplomat, and musician.  Born near Florence, he served the government as a clerk and ambassador.  From 1503 - 06, he led the Florentine militia and was responsible for the defense of the city, but in 1513, after a shift in power, he was arrested, tortured, and exiled.  After his release, he returned to his estate to concentrate on his writing.

This section contains 2 books
The Prince
The Prince

UK£ 16.99
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius

UK£ 24.99