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Selected Historical Figures of Italy including Columbus, Medici, Popes

Portrait length color image of Juan Borgia aka. Duke of Gandía, by George Stuart.
Text: Signature image of Juan Borgia aka. Duke of Gandía, by George Stuart.

Beloved and favored second son

Juan was Alexander VI’s second son and his favorite. He was given military honors and responsibilities over his older brother Cesare. Jealousy may have led to Juan’s murder, perhaps at the hand of his envious brother! Juan left behind his young, pregnant widow.

Full length color image of Juan Borgia aka. Duke of Gandía, by George Stuart.

Left close up color image of Juan Borgia aka. Duke of Gandía, by George Stuart.

Right closup color image of Juan Borgia aka. Duke of Gandía, by George Stuart.

Portrait by artist-historian George Stuart.
Courtesy Museum of Ventura County.

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