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.

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.

Giuliano de Medici 1453-1478 The illegitimate son of Cosimo de Medici, the most important patron of the arts during the Renaissance. Giulian...

Giuliano de Medici 1453-1478 The illegitimate son of Cosimo de Medici, the most important patron of the arts during the Renaissance. Giulian...

Lorenzo de' Medici, head of the family that dominated Florence, survived a 1478 assassination plot that took the life of his younger brother Giuliano. To commemorate these events and offer public thanksgiving for his salvation, wax statues of Lorenzo were placed in several churches—one version dressed in the very garments Lorenzo was wearing on the day he was attacked.

Lorenzo de' Medici, head of the family that dominated Florence, survived a 1478 assassination plot that took the life of his younger brother Giuliano. To commemorate these events and offer public thanksgiving for his salvation, wax statues of Lorenzo were placed in several churches—one version dressed in the very garments Lorenzo was wearing on the day he was attacked.

Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence and patron of arts.  Many have emphasized the role played by the Medici, a banking family and later ducal ruling house, in patronizing and stimulating the arts. Lorenzo de' Medici (1449–1492) was the catalyst for an enormous amount of arts patronage, encouraging his countrymen to commission works from Florence's leading artists, including Leonardo da Vinci, Sandro Botticelli, and Michelangelo Buonarroti.

Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence and patron of arts. Many have emphasized the role played by the Medici, a banking family and later ducal ruling house, in patronizing and stimulating the arts. Lorenzo de' Medici (1449–1492) was the catalyst for an enormous amount of arts patronage, encouraging his countrymen to commission works from Florence's leading artists, including Leonardo da Vinci, Sandro Botticelli, and Michelangelo Buonarroti.

Clarice de' Medici (1493-1528), was the daughter of Piero di Lorenzo de' Medici aka Piero the Unfortunate, and Alfonsina Orsini. In 1508 she married Filippo Strozzi the Younger and they had ten children.

Clarice de' Medici (1493-1528), was the daughter of Piero di Lorenzo de' Medici aka Piero the Unfortunate, and Alfonsina Orsini. In 1508 she married Filippo Strozzi the Younger and they had ten children.

Montblanc - Lorenzo De Medici  - 1992  Edition: 4,810 Pens  Type: Fountain Pen

Montblanc - Lorenzo De Medici - 1992 Edition: 4,810 Pens Type: Fountain Pen

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.

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.

Lorenzo di Piero de' Medici 1492 – May 4, 1519, was the ruler of Florence from 1513 to his death in 1519. He was also Duke of Urbino from 1516 to 1519. His wife was Madeleine de La Tour d'Auvergne gave birth to their only daughter Catherine, and Madeline dies a few days later. Lorenzo thought that Catherine de Medici was his daughter but she was not. Then Lorenzo himself dies shortly after his wife.  Catherine actually descended from a Bardi. Catherine grows up and becomes Queen of France.

Lorenzo di Piero de' Medici 1492 – May 4, 1519, was the ruler of Florence from 1513 to his death in 1519. He was also Duke of Urbino from 1516 to 1519. His wife was Madeleine de La Tour d'Auvergne gave birth to their only daughter Catherine, and Madeline dies a few days later. Lorenzo thought that Catherine de Medici was his daughter but she was not. Then Lorenzo himself dies shortly after his wife. Catherine actually descended from a Bardi. Catherine grows up and becomes Queen of France.

Death Mask of LORENZO de' Medici, 1492 #TuscanyAgriturismoGiratola

Death Mask of LORENZO de' Medici, 1492 #TuscanyAgriturismoGiratola

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