Definition de facto ruler of the Florentine Republic during its golden age (1449-1492)
Lorenzo de Medici helped negotiate peace amongst the Italian states.
You are Lorenzo de Medici, are you not?
James A. Owen -- Here, There be Dragons
Have you ever heard of Lorenzo de Medici?
E.M. Forster -- A Room With A View
It was Raphael, however, who made them famous, in his painting of Pope Leo the Tenth, the four-eyed son of Lorenzo de Medici, the one who expelled Martin Luther.
Mark Helprin -- A Soldier of the Great War
Endless monuments and sculptures, the history of the Medici family, masterpieces by Michelangelo, Brunelleschi, Donatello, Masaccio, the Piazza del Duomo and Piazza della Signoria.
Li Cunxin -- Mao's Last Dancer
Oh, Lord, what a pleasure it used to be to dream I might be a really great dictator or writer or religious or political leader—and now even a Leonardo da Vinci or Lorenzo de Medici couldn't be a real old-fashioned bolt in the world.
F. Scott Fitzgerald -- This Side of Paradise
"Excuse me," said Charles, "but Lorenzo de Medici died in 1492."