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Borghese

Borghese (bōrgā´zā), Roman noble family, originally of Siena. It produced one pope, Paul V, several cardinals, and many prominent citizens. The Borghese were noted patrons of arts and letters. Scipione Cardinal Borghese built the fine Villa Borghese in Rome. Camillo Borghese, a general under Napoleon I, married his sister Pauline Bonaparte.

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Borghese

Borghese Italian princely family, originally of Siena, later Rome. Camillo Borghese (1552–1621) became Pope as Paul V in 1605. Another Camillo (1775–1832) married Marie Pauline Bonaparte, the sister of Napoleon I, and was made Governor of Piedmont.

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