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Machiavelli, Niccolò

Pronunciation: /ˌmäkēəˈvelē/ /ˌmak-/
(1469–1527), Italian statesman and political philosopher; full name Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli. His The Prince (1532) advises rulers that the acquisition and effective use of power may necessitate unethical methods.
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