Monday, May 13, 2013

First Duke of Florence, Italy

Hello world! Meet the first Duke of Florence, Alessandro de' Medici.
Alessandro de' Medici was born to an African slave into a prominent family in Europe.  Alessandro de' Medici is one of two sons born by the African slave. Alessandro de' Medici became the first Duke and the first Black Duke of Florence at 19 years old almost 500 years ago.  A most interesting fact indeed.

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