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Borghese

(bōrgā`zā), Roman noble family, originally of Siena. It produced one pope, Paul VPaul V,
1552–1621, pope (1605–21), a Roman named Camillo Borghese; successor of Leo XI. He was created cardinal (1596) by Clement VIII and was renowned for his knowledge of canon law.
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, 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 BonaparteBonaparte
, Ital. Buonaparte , family name of Napoleon I, emperor of the French. Parentage

Napoleon's father, Carlo Buonaparte, 1746–85, a petty Corsican nobleman, was a lawyer in Ajaccio.
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Il superuomo e volonta, e azione mentre l'esteta e contemplazione, e languore; dei due il D'Annunzio fara una fusione superficiale, tanto da tradire sia la linea dell'estetismo, sia quella della filosofia nicciana, ridotta ad essere adeguata alla spettacolarizzazione e alla semplice fruibilita del suo lettore borghese.
Cesari in turn owned two paintings by Caravaggio until they were seized from him by the rapacious Cardinal Scipione Borghese, nephew of Clement's Borghese successor, Pope Paul V.
Many of the rooms overlook the historic Porta Pinciana and the gardens of Villa Borghese just beyond.
There's also a timed visit to the Villa Borghese, which houses some of the city's finest museums, with artefacts from throughout Rome's history plus one of the world's finest collections of paintings.
If you prefer peace and quiet then head to Villa Borghese, a beautiful park filled with temples and fountains.
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His greatest achievement was to serve as chief jockey in Rome for a decade, around 1880-1893, for Count Borghese, the most important family in that great city at the time.
Le mur de 12 metres de haut longe une route en lacets peu frequentee par les automobiles qui relie la fameuse Piazza del Popolo a la terrasse du Pincio qui fait partie du magnifique parc de Villa Borghese.
6 ( ANI ): A delicate pair of slippers, which were sitting unnoticed in a Scottish University's collection for more than a century, may have belonged to Napoleon Bonaparte's youngest sister, Princess Pauline Borghese, according to researchers.