Agathocles the Sicilian - A man who lived from 361 BC to 289 BC. He came from humble beginnings and attained his political control through crime.
Alexander the Great - A Macedonian ruler in the fourth century BC who used the principles of divide and conquer in ruling countries he had defeated.
Pope Alexander VI - The father of Cesare Borgia whose astute political decisions accounted for his rise to power.
Cesare Borgia - Set four major benchmarks for any new ruler: (1) eliminating all challengers to the throne; (2) gaining the favor of the powers in Rome, especially the Pope; (3) winning the support of the College of Cardinals; and (4) defeating his enemies quickly and efficiently
Moses - Great prince who delivered his people out from under servitude to the Egyptians.
Charles VIII - The French king who led the successful invasion against Italy in 1494, forcing the Medici family to relinquish...
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