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1431, Jan 11492-15031503, Aug 18
Pope for the Roman Catholic Church from 11 August 1492 until his death. He is one of the most controversial of the Renaissance popes, partly because he acknowledged fathering several children by his mistresses. Therefore his Italianized Valencian surname, Borgia, became a byword for libertinism and nepotism, which are traditionally considered as characterizing his pontificate. However, two of Alexander's successors, Sixtus V and Urban VIII, described him as one of the most outstanding popes since St. Peter.
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08/11/1492-Rodrigo de Borja becomes Pope Alexander VI
05/31/1495-Emperor Maximilian I, Pope Alexander VI, Milan, King Ferdinand II of Aragon, and Isabella I and Venice sign anti-French Holy League
05/12/1497-Pope Alexander VI excommunicates Girolamo Savonarola
06/25/1501-Pope Alexander VI accepts Treaty of Granada
12/31/1502-Cesare Borgia (son of Pope Alexander VI) occupies Urbino 
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Roman Catholic Popes:

Innocent VIII (1484-1492): Pope from 29 August 1484 to his death in 1492. Born into a prominent Genoese family he entered the church and was made bishop in 1467 befor...
Alexander VI (1492-1503): Pope for the Roman Catholic Church from 11 August 1492 until his death. He is one of the most controversial of the Renaissance popes, partl...
Pius III (1503): the Pope for the Roman Catholic Church from 22 September 1503 to his death on 18 October 1503. He had one of the shortest pontificates in pa...
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