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 a Spanish-Italian noblewoman of the House of Borgia who was the 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 Catignola; 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 3,666,128 page views. Her biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Lucrezia Borgia is the 11th most popular nobleman (down from 10th in 2019), the 73rd most popular biography from Italy (down from 72nd 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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Among noblemen, Lucrezia Borgia ranks 11 out of 843Before her are Henry VIII of England, Catherine the Great, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, Margrethe II of Denmark, and Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria. After her are Akihito, Rollo, Charles, Prince of Wales, Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, Juan Carlos I of Spain, and Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia.

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Among people born in 1480, Lucrezia Borgia ranks 2Before her is Ferdinand Magellan. After her are Matthias Grünewald, Margaret of Austria, Duchess of Savoy, Albrecht Altdorfer, Johann Georg Faust, Lorenzo Lotto, Salaì, Joachim Patinir, Saint Cajetan, Götz von Berlichingen, and Philibert II, Duke of Savoy. Among people deceased in 1519, Lucrezia Borgia ranks 3Before her are Leonardo da Vinci and Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor. After her are Vasco Núñez de Balboa, Lorenzo de' Medici, Duke of Urbino, Johann Tetzel, Francesco II Gonzaga, Marquess of Mantua, Michael Wolgemut, Juan de Flandes, Madeleine de La Tour d'Auvergne, Ambrosius Holbein, and Hōjō Sōun.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Lucrezia Borgia ranks 73 out of 4,088Before her are Antonio Stradivari (1644), Zeno of Elea (-490), Brutus the Younger (-85), Pope Julius II (1443), Giorgio Vasari (1511), and Ötzi (-3345). After her are Pope Pius XI (1857), Federico Fellini (1920), Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1526), Titus (41), Filippo Brunelleschi (1377), and Pope Pius IX (1792).

Among NOBLEMEN In Italy

Among noblemen born in Italy, Lucrezia Borgia ranks 1After her are Juan Carlos I of Spain (1938), Marie de' Medici (1575), Ludovico Sforza (1452), Giuliano de' Medici (1453), Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1541), Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen (1771), Gaius Caesar (-20), Maria Goretti (1890), Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1549), Joanna I of Naples (1326), and Isabella d'Este (1474).