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Scipione Borghese

1577 - 1633

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Scipione Borghese (Italian pronunciation: [ʃiˈpjoːne borˈɡeːze; -eːse]; 1 September 1577 – 2 October 1633) was an Italian Cardinal, art collector and patron of the arts. A member of the Borghese family, he was the patron of the painter Caravaggio and the artist Bernini. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Scipione Borghese has received more than 167,300 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Scipione Borghese is the 942nd most popular religious figure (up from 963rd in 2019), the 1,405th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,465th in 2019) and the 306th most popular Italian Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Scipione Borghese ranks 942 out of 2,238Before him are Sebastian Castellio, Veronica Giuliani, Angelo Scola, Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, Lars Levi Laestadius, and Arnaud Amalric. After him are Khaemweset, John of Rila, John of Matha, Clemens August Graf von Galen, Felicitas of Rome, and 'Abd Allah ibn 'Amr ibn al-'As.

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Among people born in 1577, Scipione Borghese ranks 9Before him are Beatrice Cenci, Nur Jahan, François Leclerc du Tremblay, Cristofano Allori, Paul Guldin, and Dmitry Pozharsky. After him are Piet Pieterszoon Hein, Fidelis of Sigmaringen, Louis V, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, Jacob Cats, Gerardus Vossius, and Robert Burton. Among people deceased in 1633, Scipione Borghese ranks 5Before him are Jacopo Peri, Isabella Clara Eugenia, Cornelis Drebbel, and Patriarch Filaret of Moscow. After him are Xu Guangqi, Pieter Lastman, Catherine Henriette de Balzac d'Entragues, Lew Sapieha, Archduchess Margaret of Austria, George Herbert, and Juan Pablo Bonet.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Scipione Borghese ranks 1,405 out of 4,668Before him are Edda Mussolini (1910), Carlo Gambino (1902), Andrea Solari (1460), Tazio Nuvolari (1892), Francesco Cilea (1866), and Maria, Queen of Sicily (1363). After him are Ugo Cavallero (1880), Elsa Martinelli (1935), Lucius Julius Caesar (-135), Gnaeus Pompeius (-80), Salvatore Ferragamo (1898), and Anita Pallenberg (1942).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Scipione Borghese ranks 306Before him are Felix of Cantalice (1515), Ippolito de' Medici (1511), Margaret of Cortona (1247), Caesar Baronius (1538), Veronica Giuliani (1660), and Angelo Scola (1941). After him are Felicitas of Rome (101), Pietro Parolin (1955), Praxedes (100), Paula of Rome (347), Vincent Pallotti (1795), and Gianna Beretta Molla (1922).