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|Lorenzo de' Medici||Lorenzo de' Medici ruled Florence from 1513 to 1519; Machiavelli dedicated The Prince to him. Read More|
|Pope Leo X||Pope Leo X was Lorenzo de' Medici's uncle who helped reestablish the family's power in Florence and named his nephew ruler. Read More|
|Cesare Borgia||Cesare Borgia was the brutal commander of the papal army in 1496; Machiavelli uses him as a model of the "new prince."|
|Ferdinand II of Aragon||Ferdinand II of Aragon was the King of Spain from 1479 to 1516.|
|King Louis XII||King Louis XII was a popular ruler in France but became known for his disastrous role as King of Naples; Machiavelli cites him as an example of how not to rule.|
|Hannibal||Hannibal led the Carthaginian army across the Alps in 218 BCE during the Second Punic War.|
|L. Septimius Severus||L. Septimius Severus was the totalitarian emperor of Rome from 193 to 211.|
|Alexander the Great||Alexander the Great was a renowned military strategist who served as king of Macedonia from 336 to 323 BCE.|
|Julius Caesar||Julius Caesar was the dictator often credited with establishing the Roman Empire.|
|Cyrus the Great||Cyrus the Great established the First Persian Empire and was considered to be the ideal leader, according to Machiavelli.|
|Romulus||Romulus was the first king of Rome.|