Carlos de Borja y Centellas

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Carlos de Borja y Centellas

Carlos de Borja y Centellas (1663–1733) was a Spanish cardinal. He served as Patriarch of the West Indies.[1] He was elevated to the cardinalate in 1720, after receiving the recommendation of King Philip V.[2] He was installed as cardinal-priest of Santa Pudenziana in 1721. He had a brother, Francisco, who was also a cardinal.


  1. ^ Catholic-Hierarchy: Carlos Cardinal Borja Centellas y Ponce de León
  2. ^ Gaetano Moroni, Dizionario di Erudizione Storico-Ecclesiastica da S. Pietro sino ai nostri giorni, vol. 6, p. 52 (Italian)

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