Scipione Borghese

1577 - 1633

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Scipione Borghese (Italian pronunciation: [ʃiˈpjoːne borˈɡeːse; -eːze]; 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 150,785 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Scipione Borghese is the 964th most popular religious figure (down from 957th in 2019), the 1,465th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,461st in 2019) and the 312th most popular Italian Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Scipione Borghese ranks 964 out of 2,272Before him are Euthymius the Great, Al-Juwayni, Ahmad al-Badawi, Ibn Qutaybah, Mesud II, and Agostino Casaroli. After him are Benedict the Moor, Juan Diego, Frumentius, Nadezhda von Meck, Pedro Casaldáliga, and Ibn Sa'd.

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Among people born in 1577, Scipione Borghese ranks 10Before him are François Leclerc du Tremblay, Piet Pieterszoon Hein, Nur Jahan, Paul Guldin, Cristofano Allori, and Fidelis of Sigmaringen. After him are Dmitry Pozharsky, Jacob Cats, Louis V, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, Gerardus Vossius, Robert Burton, and Roberto de Nobili. Among people deceased in 1633, Scipione Borghese ranks 7Before him are Jacopo Peri, Isabella Clara Eugenia, Cornelis Drebbel, Pieter Lastman, Patriarch Filaret of Moscow, and Xu Guangqi. After him are Lew Sapieha, George Herbert, Juan Pablo Bonet, Étienne Brûlé, William Ames, and George Abbot.

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Among people born in Italy, Scipione Borghese ranks 1,465 out of 4,088Before him are Publius Cornelius Dolabella (-70), Claudio Magris (1939), Bernardo Rossellino (1409), Salvatore Giuliano (1922), Odoric of Pordenone (1286), and Agostino Casaroli (1914). After him are Benedict the Moor (1526), Altiero Spinelli (1907), Francesco Gasparini (1668), Peter II of Sicily (1305), Alfonso III d'Este, Duke of Modena (1591), and Jacopo de' Barbari (1460).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Scipione Borghese ranks 312Before him are Antipope Honorius II (1010), Gerard of Csanád (980), Giuseppe Siri (1906), Rose of Viterbo (1233), Praxedes (100), and Agostino Casaroli (1914). After him are Benedict the Moor (1526), John of Montecorvino (1246), Pietro Parolin (1955), Paula of Rome (347), Ascanio Sforza (1455), and Antipope Victor IV (1010).