Monday, 25 June 2018

184) Cesare Borgia

Cesare Borgia (1475 or 1476 – 1507). Duke of Valentinois and Italian condottiero, nobleman, politician, and cardinal, whose fight for power was a major inspiration for The Prince by Machiavelli. He was the illegitimate son of Pope Alexander VI (r. 1492–1503). Brother of Giovanni, Gioffre and Lucrezia.

- "He had long auburn hair, and his hazel eyes, large, quick in their movements..."…/cesare-borgia-il-vale…

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