Cosimo di Giovanni degi Medici 1389-1464 was the first of the Medici Political dynasty 'de facto 'rulers of Florence he was known as "Cosimo the Elder ", 'il Vecchio '.
Andrea Gritti 1455-1538 distinguished diplomatic and military career, Doge from 1523-1538.
Leonardo Loredan 1436-1521 Doge of Venice from 1501-1521,had problem's with Pope Julies 11 over Venice.
Francesco Fosari 1373-1457 doge of Venice, who led the city into long and reinous wars.
Ariosto 1474-1553 Poet subject epic poetry on chivalry, notable work 'Orlando Furioso ', and also coined the term humanism, this led to Renaissance Humanism.
Giovanni Boccaccio Italian Writer,Poet, Correspondent of Petrarch and important Renaissance Humanist he wrote the Decameron, born 1313 died 1375 .
Giovanni Sforza d'Aragona Italian Condottiero Lord of Pesaro and Gradara, husband of Lucrezia Borgia 1466-1510.
Cesare Borgia Duke of Valentinois was a Condottiero, Nobleman, Politician, and Cardinal 1475-1507 son of Pope Alexander V1.
Lucrezia Borgia 1480-1519 daughter of Roderick de Borgia who was Pope Alexander V1
Pope Alexander V1 1492-1503 born Roderick de Borgia.