Niccolo Machiavelli

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Noun1.Niccolo Machiavelli - a statesman of Florence who advocated a strong central government (1469-1527)Niccolo Machiavelli - a statesman of Florence who advocated a strong central government (1469-1527)
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Divide and rule is a political strategy that can be traced all the way back to Niccolo Machiavelli and Renaissance Italy, but it is less relevant and effective today as it was then.
Niccolo Machiavelli lived close to five centuries ago but his political theories are still relevant today.
Without mincing words, my favorite and feisty mayor said: 'He was and he remains to be a very dangerous Machiavellian individual who does not deserve peace.' Niccolo Machiavelli was an Italian political philosopher, statesman and pre-eminent court adviser during the 15th century.
1469: Niccolo Machiavelli, statesman and historian, was born in Florence.
1469: Niccolo Machiavelli, statesman and historian long notorious for his cynical advice on statecraft, was born in Florence.
NICCOLO Machiavelli (1469-1527) is regarded as one of the leading political thinkers on power politics and governance.
Her style emulates the unethical and extreme presentation of politics by Niccolo Machiavelli as a battle, a constant struggle for power best described as power politics.
Scholars of political theory, Renaissance history, and Italian language and literature have produced a vast body of academic literature on Niccolo Machiavelli and his philosophy, say Jackson and Grace, but they are interested in his other reception, as monster or trickster in popular culture and distant academic fields by people with little knowledge about or interest in the actually person and his work.
As Niccolo Machiavelli once stated, when the prince becomes the king, he must discard the kingmaker.
(1) In 1532, 62 years before this pivotal work of the Counts of Nassau, another work of military significance was published--The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli. While this book did not deal with military deployment per se, its significance as one of the fundamental works on political-military relations has been widely acknowledged through the centuries.