Lorenzo de' Medici, aka Lorenzo the Magnificent, his full name was Lorenzo di Piero de' Medici (1449-1492). He was the eldest son of Piero di Cosimo de' Medici and Lucrezia Tornabuoni. He was a diplomat, politician and patron of scholars, artists, and poets. He is buried in the Medici Chapel in Florence. Portrait by Agnolo Bronzino.
Catherine de' Medici (1519 - 1589). Queen of France from 1547 to 1559. She was the wife of Henri II, and she had eleven children with him. She hated his mistress, Diane de Poitiers, and blamed her for the problems in her marriage. She served as regent for two of her sons. She was also blamed from the St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre.
Catherine de Medici-Born: 13-Apr-1519 Birthplace: Florence, Italy Died: 5-Jan-1589 Location of death: Blois, France Cause of death: unspecified Remains: Buried, Saint-Denis Basilica, Saint-Denis, France De facto ruler of France, 1547-59.
This is Lorenzo de Medici. The Medici family was an influential and very powerful family who paid for the Italian Renaissance. They were the Catholic Church's first bank, were patrons to many artists, and liked political power.