Pope Alexander VI

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Birthday
1, 1431
Birthplace
Spain
Death Date
Aug 18, 1503 (72)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
1, 1431
Birthplace
Spain
Death Date
Aug 18, 1503 (72)

About

Renaissance pope whose papacy was characterized by nepotism and controversy, but who was also a skilled diplomat and politician. He was a major patron of the arts, and had Pinturcchio, Michelangelo, and Raphael work for him during his papacy.

Before Fame

He served as archbishop of Valencia before becoming pope.

Trivia

His original name was Rodrigo Borgia.

Family Life

He had ten children with multiple women.

Associated With

His son was Catholic cardinal Cesare Borgia.