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.
He served as archbishop of Valencia before becoming pope.
His original name was Rodrigo Borgia.
He had ten children with multiple women.
His son was Catholic cardinal Cesare Borgia.