Scipione Borghese, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Scipione Borghese

17th-century Catholic cardinal

Date of Birth: 01-Jan-0001

Place of Birth: Artena, Lazio, Italy

Date of Death: 02-Oct-1633

Profession: librarian, diplomat, Catholic priest, art collector

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Scipione Borghese

  • Scipione Borghese (Italian pronunciation: [?i'pjo?ne bor'ge?ze]; 1 September 1577 – 2 October 1633) was an Italian Cardinal, art collector and patron of the arts.
  • A member of the Borghese family, he was the patron of the painter Caravaggio and the artist Bernini.
  • His legacy is the establishment of the art collection at the Villa Borghese in Rome.

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