He lived from 1469 to 1527. Worked for government of Florence for years. Made two books about government.
Discourses on Livy, his second book makes him a humanist. This is because the book states that governments of the people are better than those of princes. That means that people should decide the laws.
Discourses on livy
Discourses on Livy
Humanism is when you think about here and now and think about the people. He is a humanist because he wrote the book about a republic government. He also wrote about the present time.
He is a humanist
Wrote the book of the Courtier. Describes the ideal men and women. He also had the ideal courtier.
The ideal courtier is, well educated, well mannered aristocrat who mastered many fields. Ideal man, athletic but not overactive, good at games but not gambler, not arrogant. Ideal woman, balance to men, graceful and kind, lively but reserved.
The Book of the Courtier
He is a humanist. Humanism is when you think about the people and the present. He is a humanist because he talks about people and how they should act.