Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Chigi, Agostino, of Siena, was the founder of a powerful Italian family, whose head is Prince of Campagnano and Duke of Ariccia. He became banker to the popes, and died in 1512. Fabio, a descendant of the preceding, wore the tiara as Alexander VII., from 1655 to 1667. Flavio, another descendant, born in 1810, became Bishop of Mira, after serving in the papal guard, and ultimately reached the rank of cardinal. He died in 1885.