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  • Don Pietro de' Medici (1554 - 1604)
    Pietro de' Medici - Wikipedia - English Pedro de Médici - Wikipedia - Spanish Pietro de' Medici - Wikipedoa - Italian Knight in the Order of the Golden Fleece
  • Giuliano de' Medici, Duca di Nemours (1479 - 1516)
    Giuliano de' Medici (1479–1516) Spouse(s) Filiberta of Savoy Issue Ippolito de' Medici (illegitimate) Noble family Medici Father Lorenzo de' Medici Mother Clarice Orsini ...
  • Ippolito de' Medici (1511 - 1535)
    Ippolito de' Medici Noble family Medici Father Giuliano de' Medici Mother Pacifica Brandano Born 1511 Florence? , Republic of Florence Died 10 August 1535 (aged 24) Itri, Kingdom of Naple...
  • Virginia de Medici (1568 - 1615)
    Virginia de Medici F, #3127, b. 29 May 1568, d. 25 March 1615 Last Edited=18 Jan 2003 Virginia de Medici was born on 29 May 1568. She was the daughter of Cosimo I de Medici, Granduca di Toscana...
  • Cosimo III de' Medici, granduca di Toscana (Granduke) (1642 - 1723)
    Cosimo III de' Medici (14 August 1642 – 31 October 1723) was the penultimate Grand Duke of Tuscany. He reigned from 1670 to 1723, and was the elder son of Grand Duke Ferdinando II. Cosimo's fi...

The House of Medici or Famiglia de' Medici was a political dynasty, banking family and later royal house that first began to gather prominence under Cosimo de' Medici in the Republic of Florence during the late 14th century.

The family originated in the Mugello region of the Tuscan countryside, gradually rising until they were able to found the Medici Bank. The bank was the largest in Europe during the 15th century, seeing the Medici gain political power in Florence — though officially they remained simply citizens rather than monarchs. The Medici produced four Popes of the Catholic Church, two regent queens of France and in 1531 the family became hereditary Dukes of Florence.

There are some estimates that the Medici family were the wealthiest family in Europe for a period of time. From this base, they acquired political power initially in Florence and later in wider Italy and Europe.