Giovanni Borgia, 2nd Duke of Gandia

1474 - 1497

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Giovanni Borgia, 2nd Duke of Gandía (1476–1497) was the second born and the second son of Pope Alexander VI and Vannozza Cattanei and a member of the House of Borgia. He was the brother of Cesare, Gioffre, and Lucrezia Borgia. He was murdered on 14 June 1497. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giovanni Borgia, 2nd Duke of Gandia has received more than 755,518 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Giovanni Borgia, 2nd Duke of Gandia is the 126th most popular nobleman (up from 176th in 2019), the 738th most popular biography from Italy (up from 900th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Italian Nobleman.

Giovanni Borgia, 2nd Duke of Gandia, was a Spanish nobleman who was the son of Pope Alexander VI. He is most famous for being murdered by Cesare Borgia, his own brother.

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Among noblemen, Giovanni Borgia, 2nd Duke of Gandia ranks 126 out of 1,415Before him are Mariana of Austria, Joanna of Austria, Princess of Portugal, Élisabeth Charlotte d'Orléans, Queen Fabiola of Belgium, Sophia Dorothea of Hanover, and Sigurd Snake-in-the-Eye. After him are Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia, Béla II of Hungary, Harald II of Denmark, Robert the Strong, Marie Joséphine of Savoy, and Leopold III, Duke of Austria.

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Among people born in 1474, Giovanni Borgia, 2nd Duke of Gandia ranks 4Before him are Ludovico Ariosto, Angela Merici, and Giulia Farnese. After him are Isabella d'Este, Tuman bay II, Juan Diego, Mariotto Albertinelli, Anacaona, Frederick of Saxony, Bernhard III, Margrave of Baden-Baden, and Perkin Warbeck. Among people deceased in 1497, Giovanni Borgia, 2nd Duke of Gandia ranks 3Before him are Benozzo Gozzoli, and Johannes Ockeghem. After him are John, Prince of Asturias, Philip II, Duke of Savoy, Beatrice d'Este, Ishak Pasha, Anna Sforza, António de Noli, Benedetto da Maiano, Lê Thánh Tông, and Katherine Woodville, Duchess of Buckingham.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Giovanni Borgia, 2nd Duke of Gandia ranks 738 out of 5,161Before him are Alexius of Rome (400), Boniface I, Marquess of Montferrat (1150), Guarino Guarini (1624), Maria Luisa of Savoy (1688), Pope Eusebius (250), and Alcmaeon of Croton (-510). After him are Margherita of Savoy (1851), Antonio Negri (1933), Giovanni da Verrazzano (1485), Pope Leo VI (914), Pope Vigilius (500), and Joachim of Fiore (1135).

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