Italian family members, important from the 14th into 16th century, that included the boy and daughter of Pope Alexander VI. Cesare (1475?-1507), a religious, military, and political leader, was the model for Machiavelli's The Prince. Lucrezia (1489-1519), the Duchess of Ferrara, had been a patron of understanding while the arts.
Italian noblewoman and patron associated with arts (1480-1519)
Italian pope whose nepotism place the Borgia family members in energy in Italy (1378-1458)
Italian cardinal and military leader; design for Machiavelli's prince (1475-1507)
Pope and father of Cesare Borgia and Lucrezia Borgia (1431-1503)