Lucrezia Borgia

1480 - 1519

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Lucrezia Borgia (Italian pronunciation: [luˈkrɛttsja ˈbɔrdʒa]; Valencian: Lucrècia Borja [luˈkrɛsia ˈbɔɾdʒa]; 18 April 1480 – 24 June 1519) was an Italian noblewoman of the House of Borgia who was the illegitimate daughter of Pope Alexander VI and Vannozza dei Cattanei. She reigned as the governor of Spoleto, a position usually held by cardinals, in her own right. Her family arranged several marriages for her that advanced their own political position including Giovanni Sforza, Lord of Pesaro and Gradara, Count of Cotignola; Alfonso of Aragon, Duke of Bisceglie and Prince of Salerno; and Alfonso I d'Este, Duke of Ferrara. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lucrezia Borgia has received more than 4,724,664 page views. Her biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 64 in 2019). Lucrezia Borgia is the 12th most popular nobleman (up from 17th in 2019), the 73rd most popular biography from Italy (up from 109th in 2019) and the most popular Italian Nobleman.

Lucrezia Borgia is most famous for being the daughter of Rodrigo Borgia, who became Pope Alexander VI, and his mistress Vannozza dei Cattanei. She was the sister of Cesare Borgia and Giovanni Borgia, also known as "Juan".

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Over the past year Lucrezia Borgia has had the most page views in the with 427,669 views, followed by Italian (140,003), and Spanish (108,495). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Korean (167.59%), Simple English (144.92%), and Danish (129.90%)


Among noblemen, Lucrezia Borgia ranks 12 out of 1,415Before her are Ragnar Lodbrok, Margrethe II of Denmark, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, and Akihito. After her are William the Conqueror, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, Charles, Prince of Wales, Harold Harefoot, and Juan Carlos I of Spain.

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Among people born in 1480, Lucrezia Borgia ranks 2Before her is Ferdinand Magellan. After her are Margaret of Austria, Duchess of Savoy, Matthias Grünewald, Albrecht Altdorfer, Johann Georg Faust, Lorenzo Lotto, Joachim Patinir, Philibert II, Duke of Savoy, Saint Cajetan, Götz von Berlichingen, and Palma Vecchio. Among people deceased in 1519, Lucrezia Borgia ranks 2Before her is Leonardo da Vinci. After her are Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor, Vasco Núñez de Balboa, Lorenzo de' Medici, Duke of Urbino, Johann Tetzel, Francesco II Gonzaga, Marquess of Mantua, Michael Wolgemut, Juan de Flandes, Hōjō Sōun, Madeleine de La Tour d'Auvergne, and Ambrosius Holbein.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Lucrezia Borgia ranks 73 out of 5,161Before her are Claudio Monteverdi (1567), Pope Innocent VII (1339), Pope Julius II (1443), Sophia Loren (1934), Luciano Pavarotti (1935), and Titus (41). After her are Vitruvius (-75), Zeno of Elea (-490), Mark Antony (-83), Lucius Tarquinius Superbus (-600), Giotto (1267), and Ennio Morricone (1928).

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