"The Prince" is a 16th Century how-to book on running a country written by Niccolo Machiavelli. Published five years after his death in 1513,"The Prince" was written as a satire by Machiavelli while he was exiled from his home country of Italy after he was accused of being against the ruler of the then Florentine […]
Niccolo Machiavelli was born in Florence, Italy in 1469. His books and name live on today. His satire, "The Prince" is still so commonly read and acknowledged that the term "Machiavellian" has come to mean the art of using deception and duplicity to gain control in a business or political setting.