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Cosimo de' Medici
Historian, Art Collector, Business Leader, Political Leader, Royalty / 1389 - 1464
Cosimo de' Medici was the "Elder" and start of the Medici dynasty that ruled Florence (Italy) from the late Middle Ages through the Renaissance, and after.
George Washington Vanderbilt
Art Collector, PhilanthropistGeorge Washington Vanderbilt is known primarily for the lavish Biltmore Estate he built in North Carolina. The estate is still the largest private residence in the U.S.
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profile name: J.P. Morgan profile occupation: Art Collector, Business Leader, Philanthropist
profile id: 9542083
profile name: Doris Duke profile occupation: Art Collector, Philanthropist
profile id: 9493261
profile name: Gertrude Stein profile occupation: Art Collector, Publisher, Journalist, Author, Poet
profile id: 38096
profile name: Cosimo de' Medici profile occupation: Historian, Art Collector, Business Leader, Political Leader, Royalty
profile id: 9302530
profile name: Henry Frick profile occupation: Art Collector, Entrepreneur
profile id: 9515207
profile name: George Washington Vanderbilt profile occupation: Art Collector, Philanthropist
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