Niccol Machiavelli dies 1527 - The Prince was published in 1532 after his death. His surname yielded the modern political word Machiavellianism the use of cunning and deceitful tactics in politics. Find out more about Machivelli
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Linda Blair - Author
Consultant Editor Linda Blair is a clinical psychologist. She writes a weekly column in the Daily Mail and appears on TV.