Cosimo de' Medici

Date of birth / Date established
27 Sep 1389
Date of death / Date closed
01 Aug 1464
Place of birth / Place established
Person/Corporate type
"Cosimo de’ Medici, byname Cosimo the Elder, Italian Cosimo il Vecchio, Latin byname Pater Patriae (Father of his Country) (born Sept. 27, 1389, Florence—died Aug. 1, 1464, Careggi, near Florence), founder of one of the main lines of the Medici family that ruled Florence from 1434 to 1537." Source: Encyclopaedia Britannica


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