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Category:House of Borghese

Stemma Borghese (papa Paolo V).
Italiano: I Borghese (in origine "Borghesi") sono una nobile famiglia italiana originaria di Siena, che ha avuto per molti secoli una grande importanza nella storia politica e religiosa di Roma e di Siena.
English: Borghese is the surname of a family of Italian noble and papal background, originating as the Borghese or Borghesi in Siena, where they came to prominence in the 13th century holding offices under the commune. The head of the family, Marcantonio, moved to Rome in the 16th century and there, following the election (1605) of his son Camillo as Pope Paul V they rose in power and wealth. They were one of the leading families of the Black Nobility.

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