Cosimo de' Medici

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Cosimo de' Medici
Cosimo di Medici (Bronzino).jpg
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Laird o Florence
Reign 5 September 1434 – 1 August 1464
Predecessor Rinaldo degli Albizzi
Successor Piero the Gouty
Full name
Cosimo de' Mèdici
Born 27 September 1389(1389-09-27)
Florence, Republic o Florence
Dee'd 1 August 1464(1464-08-01) (aged 74)
Careggi, Republic o Florence
Noble faimily Medici
Spoose(s) Contessina de' Bardi
Issue
Faither Giovanni de' Medici
Mither Piccarda Bueri

Cosimo de' Medici (27 September 1389 – 1 August 1464) wis the first o the Medici poleetical dynasty, de facto rulers o Florence during much o the Italian Renaissance; an aa kent as "Cosimo 'the Elder'" ("il Vecchio") an "Cosimo Pater Patriae" (Laitin: 'faither o the naition').