|Founder||Pope Callixtus III (de facto)|
|Current head||R.N. Borja; took over 2020; direct line extinct|
|Final ruler||María Ana, 12th Duchess of Gandía|
Did Borgia sleep with his daughter?
Many people believed Rodrigo was indeed sleeping with his daughter, and that Lucrezia and her brother Cesare were also lovers. Strathern says there is no way of being sure, but comments that ‘the Borgias seem to have enjoyed sex as a spectator sport’ and were frequently seen fondling each other in public.
What is the Borgia family known for?
Borgia Family, Spanish Borja, descendants of a noble line, originally from Valencia, Spain, that established roots in Italy and became prominent in ecclesiastical and political affairs in the 1400s and 1500s. The house of the Borgias produced two popes and many other political and church leaders.
Is there still a Borgia family?
Yes, very, very many people in Western Europe and even Latin America can trace their lineage to the House of Borgia . And as others have said, they are all throughout the Bourbon family tree as well, which means that of a lot of the Royal houses of Europe have Borgia blood.