“Medicis” redirects here. For the pharmaceutical company, see Medicis Pharmaceutical. For other uses, see Medici (disambiguation). Medici Country Florence and Tuscany Titles Grand Duke of Tuscany Duke of Florence Duke of Urbino Duke of Nemours Duke of Sieva Duke of Rover Founded 14th century – Cosimo de’ Medici Dissolution Florence and Tuscany: 1737 – Gian Gastone de’ Medici died without issue Ethnicity Tuscan The House of Medici (/ˈmɛdɨtʃi/ MED-i-chee; Italian pronunciation: [de ˈmɛːditʃi]) was a banking family, political dynasty and later royal house that first began to gather prominence under Cosimo de’ Medici in the Republic of Florence during the late … Continue reading