Nilesnorthcosimo

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Cosimo di Giovanni Degli Medici

-Giovanni di Bicci de Medici- Father (Rich Florentine Banker)

September 27, 1389- August 1, 1464

-Birth Place: Careggi near Florence

-Piccarda Bueri- Mother

-Wealthy, upper class

-UNCROWNED king Florence

-Cosimo went to St. Catherine school of holy reception. He was financially supported from his wealthy family.

-He contributed a lot to Florence making it the intellectual and cultural Jewel of the 15th Century.

A LITTLE BIT ABOUT COSIMO:

Cosimo's Family Background

Fun Facts

-In the fifteenth century the Medicis were the richest bankers in Florence.

-Cosimo was effectively in control of the city but he ruled by pretending not to rule at all. He didn't hold any public office but rather filled the city council with loyal followers.

-Cosimo was a much loved ruler who turned Florence into a truly magnificent city. Under his rule Florence became a centre of art and learning

-He was a Renaissance Man because he was very intelligent in many different topics.

-Cosimo married Contessina de' Bardi

-Two SonsPiero the Gouty & Giovanni de' Medici


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