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The Medicis dynasty: Cosimo I

From 1537 to 1574, Cosimo I de’ Medici ruled Florence, restoring the Medicis’ power over the last decades of the Renaissance period. Since Cosimo belonged to a cadet branch of the Medicis’ family, he was not initially destined to become a grand duke, but when Alessandro de’ Medici was assassinated in 1537 Cosimo was […]