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Borgia Tombs and Other Protagonists
This tomb is empty in the Vatican Grottoes and once held the body of Pope Callistus III*
Pope Alexander VI Tomb outlined below
The Spanish National Church of Santiago and Montserrat is the burial place in a mausoleum (1889) of the Borgia Pope Callistus III and Pope Alexander VI.
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Tomb of Cesare Borgias wife, Charlotte d'Albret. The tomb is located in the Convent of the Annonciades at Bourges.
Unfinshed tomb (Cenotaph) of Pope Julius II by Michelangelo in the Church of St. Peter ad Vincula, Rome. At his death, the remains of Julius were buried in St. Peter's Basilica. The remains of Julius and his Uncle Pope Sixtus IV were desecrated during the Sack of Rome* in 1527. They were later reburied in the Basilica under a simple marker in front of the tomb of
Basilica di Santa Croce di Firenze, Florence
*Papal tombs in Old St. Peter's Basilica were built from the fifth to sixteenth centuries. The majority of these tombs were destroyed during the sixteenth through seventeenth century demolition of Old St. Peter's Basilica (save one which was destroyed during the Sack of Rome: 6 May 1527), although a handful of them were translated in part to modern Saint Peter's Basilica, which stands on the site of the original basilica, and a handful of other churches of Rome.
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Tomb of Ramon de Cardona (1467 -1522), Viceroy of Naples, by Giovanni da Nola (1478 - 1559), Church of San Nicolau, Bellpuig, Catalonia, Spain.
The tomb was commissioned from the Neapolitan sculptor da Nola by Cardona's widow Isabella de Requesens. It was sculpted and built in Naples and then dismantled and re-erected in Cardona's native town of Bellpuig. It is regarded as one of the finest examples of Renaissance art in Catalonia.