Bartolomeo Scala

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Bartolomeo Scala was an Italian politician, author and historian.

Born in Colle Val d'Elsa, he become a protegé of Cosimo
Cosimo de' Medici
Còsimo di Giovanni degli Mèdici was the first of the Medici political dynasty, de facto rulers of Florence during much of the Italian Renaissance; also known as "Cosimo 'the Elder'" and "Cosimo Pater Patriae" .-Biography:Born in Florence, Cosimo inherited both his wealth and his expertise in...

 and Piero de' Medici
Piero di Cosimo de' Medici
Piero di Cosimo de' Medici , , was the de facto ruler of Florence from 1464 to 1469, during the Italian Renaissance. He was the father of Lorenzo the Magnificent and Giuliano de' Medici-Biography:Piero was born in Florence, the son of Cosimo de' Medici the Elder and Contessina de' Bardi...

, being appointed at the highest positions in the Florentine Republic (Chancellor, Secretary, Gonfaloniere and Priore).

He wrote an unfinished History of Florence. He was a member of the Accademia Neoplatonica.

Scala died in 1497, and was buried in a chapel of Annunziata.