Alexander VI

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Alexander VI

Originally Rodrigo Borgia. 1431-1503.
Pope (1492-1503) noted as a patron of the arts and for his corrupt papacy.
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Alexander VI

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(Biography) original name Rodrigo Borgia. 1431–1503, pope (1492–1503): noted for his extravagance and immorality as well as for his patronage of the arts; father of Cesare and Lucrezia Borgia, with whom he is said to have committed incest
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Noun1.Alexander VI - Pope and father of Cesare Borgia and Lucrezia Borgia (1431-1503)Alexander VI - Pope and father of Cesare Borgia and Lucrezia Borgia (1431-1503)
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