Giuliano di Piero de' Medici (dei Medici) (1453 - 1478)

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Birthplace: Florence, Florence, Tuscany, Italy
Death: Died in Florence, Florence, Tuscany, Italy
Occupation: fráere de Laurent le Magnifique
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About Giuliano di Piero de' Medici (dei Medici)

"Giuliano de' Medici (1453 – April 26, 1478) was the second son of Piero de' Medici (the Gouty). As co-ruler of Florence, with his brother Lorenzo the Magnificent, he complemented his brother's image as the "patron of the arts" with his own image as the handsome "sporting golden boy."

As the opening stroke of the Pazzi Conspiracy, he was assassinated in the Duomo of Florence, Santa Maria del Fiore, by Francesco de' Pazzi and Bernardo Bandini. He was stabbed 19 times and was said to have died instantly.

Giulio di Giuliano de' Medici, Giuliano's illegitimate son by his mistress Fioretta Gorini, went on to become Pope Clement VII.

He is buried with his brother Lorenzo in the Medici Chapel of the Church of San Lorenzo; their tomb is ornamented with the Madonna and Child of Michelangelo."

Retrieved from "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giuliano_di_Piero_de%27_Medici

-------------------- Giuliano de' Medici (1453 – April 26, 1478) was the second son of Piero de' Medici (the Gouty) and Lucrezia Tornabuoni. As co-ruler of Florence, with his brother Lorenzo the Magnificent, he complemented his brother's image as the "patron of the arts" with his own image as the handsome, sporting, "golden boy."

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As the opening stroke of the Pazzi Conspiracy, he was assassinated at 26th April 1478 in the Duomo of Florence, Santa Maria del Fiore, by Francesco de' Pazzi and Bernardo Bandini. He was killed by a sword wound to the head and was stabbed 19 times.[1]

Giuliano was buried in his father's tomb in the Church of San Lorenzo but later, with his brother Lorenzo, was reinterred in the Medici Chapel of the same church, in an unmarked tomb surmounted by a statue of the Madonna and Child of Michelangelo.[1]

Giuliano de' Medici, terracotta bust by Andrea del Verrocchio, c. 1475/1478, in the National Gallery of Art

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Giulio di Giuliano de' Medici, Giuliano's illegitimate son by his mistress Fioretta Gorini, went on to become Pope Clement VII.

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Giuliano di Piero de' Medici's Timeline

1453
March 25, 1453
Florence, Florence, Tuscany, Italy
1478
April 26, 1478
Age 25
Florence, Florence, Tuscany, Italy

Giuliano died in the Pazzi assassination attempt, by a wealthy family who was jealous of the Medicis' influence on politics. His brother, Lorenzo, survived, however.

May 26, 1478
Age 25
Florence, Florence, Tuscany, Italy
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