Roderigo Borgia is elected Pope Alexander VI (-1503). He had been
born in Valencia in 1431, studied at Bologna and served in the
Roman curia under five popes. After gaining the papacy, Borgia used
the tools of nepotism at his disposal to provide his children with
elevated positions, and his son Cesare Borgia became commander of
the papal troops.
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Editors. "Roderigo Borgia is elected Pope Alexander VI". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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