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  • 1. The De Medici Family By:Brenda Astorga Period: 1
  • 2. De Medici Family
    • The Medici family was part of the patrician class and not the nobility
    • Great wealth in the 13 th century
    • Political influence came along with their wealth
    • http:// galileo.rice.edu/gal/medici.html
  • 3. About the Family
    • The Medici family was possibly the richest family in Italy
    • By the 13 th Centery the family began to gain wealth
    • Savestro de Medici led people in revolt against the ciompi.
  • 4. The Family
    • Giovanni de Medici
    • Ardingo de Medici
    • Salvestro de Medici
    • Cosimo de Medici or (Cosimo the Elder)
    • Lorenzo the Magnificent
    • http://www.yesnet.yk.ca/schools/projects/renaissance/medici.html
  • 5. Increase in their Wealth
    • During the 14th century the family's wealth and political influence increased
    • They stared becoming wealthy when one of the family members served as gonfalero
    • Were possibly the richest and powerful family in italy
    • http://www.yesnet.yk.ca/schools/projects/renaissance/medici.html
  • 6. 14 th Century
    • In then14th century their wealth increased again
    • Savestro de Medici led people in revolt against the ciompi and later ha became so popular that he became the defacto dictator of Florence
    • Giovanni de Medici also helped the family become powerful by making them the richest family in italy
  • 7. Accomplishments
    • The Medici family offered in the Renaissance period when their wealth first began
    • They ruled Florence
    • As they ruled Florence they accomplished many great things such as…
  • 8. Accomplishments Continued..
    • Spent their money on the city to make it a better place
    • Making it the most powerful state in Italy
    • They also made it the most beautiful city
    • It became known as the the art center and cradla of New Humanism
    • They also spent their money on having the largest library in Europe
  • 9. Pictures
  • 10. Work Cited Page
    • http://galileo.rice.edu/gal/medici.html
    • De medici family . N.p.: n.p., n.d. Print
    • http://www.yesnet.yk.ca/schools/projects/renaissance/medici.html
  • 11.