About Pope Alexander VI
Pope Alexander VI was Pope from August 11 until his death on August 18, 1503. He is widely regarded as one of the most controversial popes of the Renaissance. He was known for his lavish life style, love for money, and for fathering several children with different mistresses.
He was the son of Jofré Llançol i Escrivà and Isabel de Borja y Cavanilles. He had numerous affairs with different mistresses. The most famous of his mistresses was Vannoza (Giovanna) dei Cattanei whose children he openly acknowledged were his children.
Months after Alexander VI’s death, Pope Julius II called for the name and memory of Alexander VI to be forgotten because he “desecrated the Holy Church as none before”.
Pope Alexander VI's Popularity
Pope Alexander VI was a famous Pope, who was born on January 1, 1431. As a person born on this date, Pope Alexander VI is listed in our database as the 4th most popular celebrity for the day (January 1).
People born on January 1 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea Goat. Pope Alexander VI is the 170th most popular Capricorn.
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