Write a list of people Machiavelli mentions in his book "The Prince" and also write what reference Machiavelli makes to the person.
"The Duke of Ferrara, who could not have withstood the attacks of the Venetians in '84, nor those of Pope Julius in '10, unless he had been long established in his dominions." (Machiavelli, Chapter 2)
"Louis the Twelfth, King of France, quickly occupied Milan, and as quickly lost it; and to turn him out the first time it only needed Lodovico's own forces; because those who had opened the gates to him, finding themselves deceived in their hopes of future benefit, would not endure the ill-treatment of the new prince." (Machiavelli, Chapter 3)
"Alexander the Great became the master of Asia in a few years," (Machiavelli, chapter 4)
"by their own ability and not through fortune, have risen to be princes, I say that Moses, Cyrus, Romulus, Theseus, and such like are the most excellent examples." (Machiavelli, Chapter 6)
"Concerning these two methods of rising to be a prince by ability or fortune, I wish to adduce two examples within our own recollection, and these are Francesco Sforza[*] and Cesare Borgia." (Machiavelli, Chapter 7)
"Agathocles, the Sicilian,[*] became King of Syracuse not only from a private but from a low and abject position. This man, the son of a potter, through all the changes in his fortunes always led an infamous life." (Machiavelli, Chapter 8)
There are too many references to mention, space does not allow. I hope these help!