Borromeo, Charles:see Charles Borromeo, SaintCharles Borromeo, Saint
, 1538–84, Italian churchman, b. near Lago Maggiore. His uncle, Pius IV, summoned Charles, a student at Pavia, to Rome in 1560. In rapid order he was made cardinal-deacon, administrator of the Papal States and of the archdiocese of Milan, and papal
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archbishop; lived thriftily; gave money to poor. [Ital. Hist.: Hall, 65]
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