Why do people still read The Prince by Machiavelli?

Answer Niccolo Machiavelli's "The Prince", written in 1532, is in essence a leadership manual. It consists of advice on how to gain and maintain power. The precepts set out by Machiavelli are not restric... Read More »

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Where did Niccolo Machiavelli go to school?

Although relatively little is known for certain about the early life of the Italian philosopher/writer Niccolo Machiavelli, he was the pupil of renowned Latin teacher Paolo da Ronciglione in his yo... Read More »

Was Niccolo Machiavelli the oldest of his siblings?

No. He had two older sisters named Mary and Jackie and a younger brother named Mark. He was doted on because he was the first son in his family.

In the prince and the pauper what does the prince hide?

the Great Seal of England, On a table but not on purpose.

What was the Prince's name in The Prince and the Pauper?

In the book by Mark Twain it was the Prince of Wales - Edward the Sixth .