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  Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Medici   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Giovanni di Bicci de' Medici was the first Medici to enter banking, and while he became influential in Florentine government, it wasn't until son Cosimo the Elder took over that in 1434 as gran maestro that the Medici became unofficial head of state of the Florentine republic.
Marie de Medici, widow of Henri IV and mother of Louis XIII, is used by Peter Paul Rubens in 1622-23 as the subject in his oil painting Marie de' Medici, Queen of France, Landing in Marseilles.
Salvestro de' Medici (1331–1388), led the assault against the revolt of the ciompi, became dictator of Florence, and banished in 1382
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Medici   (1016 words)

  
 1530 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Medici are restored in the person of the Pope's nephew Alessandro de Medici.
Martin Afonso de Souza's expedition to patrol the Brazilian coast, banish the French, and create the first colonial towns: São Vicente and São Paulo.
Ruy López de Segura, Spanish priest and chess analyst (died 1580)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1530   (424 words)

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