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, daughter of Lorenzo II de' Medici and of Madeleine de La Tour d'Auvergne, was a Franco/Italian noblewoman who was Queen consort of France from 1547 until 1559, as the wife of King Henry II of France. In 1533, at the age of fourteen, Caterina married Henry, second son of King Francis I and Queen Claude of France. Under the gallicised version of her name, Catherine de Médicis, she was Queen consort of France as the wife of King Henry II of France from 1547 to 1559.
Lorenzo de Medici 1449-1492 Florence The Magnificent, as he was called by the people of Florence, was a statesman, ruler, and patron of the arts. Lorenzo ruled Florence with his brother, Giuliano, from 1469 to 1478. After his brother's assassination he was sole ruler until his death. Lorenzo's greatest contribution to history was his patronage of the arts. He contributed more than anyone to the flowering of Florentine genius in the 15th century, supporting giants as Leonardo and…
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.