Niccolò Machiavelli

Niccolò Machiavelli


Born
in Florence, Italy
March 01, 1469

Died
April 12, 1527

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Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli was an Italian political philosopher, musician, poet, and romantic comedic playwright. He is a figure of the Italian Renaissance and a central figure of its political component, most widely known for his treatises on realist political theory (The Prince) on the one hand and republicanism (Discourses on Livy) on the other.

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The Prince

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3.79 avg rating — 200,475 ratings — published 1513 — 1830 editions
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The Discourses

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4.04 avg rating — 6,761 ratings — published 1513 — 156 editions
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The Art of War

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4.04 avg rating — 5,947 ratings — published 1521 — 164 editions
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Mandragola

3.54 avg rating — 2,226 ratings — published 1524 — 59 editions
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The Prince and Other Writings

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3.93 avg rating — 1,691 ratings — published 1532 — 9 editions
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The Prince and The Discourses

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4.04 avg rating — 781 ratings — published 1905 — 24 editions
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The Portable Machiavelli

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4.06 avg rating — 568 ratings — published 1979 — 9 editions
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The Art of War/The Prince

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3.93 avg rating — 498 ratings — published 1521 — 48 editions
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Machiavelli: Selected Polit...

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4.02 avg rating — 298 ratings — published 1994 — 4 editions
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History of Florence and of ...

3.89 avg rating — 300 ratings — published 1526 — 130 editions
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