Pope Clement VII
Clement VII (Latin: Clemens Septimus; 26 May 1478 – 25 September 1534), born Giulio di Giuliano de' Medici, was an Italian cleric of the Roman Catholic Church. He was the 220th Pope from 1523 to 1534.
|Papacy began||19 November 1523|
|Papacy ended||25 September 1534|
|Predecessor||Pope Adrian VI|
|Successor||Pope Paul III|
|Birth name||Giulio di Giuliano de' Medici|
|Born||26 May 1478|
|Died||25 September 1534|
|Other popes named Clement|
Leo X made Medici the Archbishop of Florence.
In 1523, Cardinal Medici was elected pope. He chose to be called Clement VII.
Pope Clement was involved in Italian and European political disputes.
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- . Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913.
- "Clement VII (Pope)," Encyclopedia Britannica, 1911
- Catholic Hierarchy, Popes Clement VII
- Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church, Cardinal Medici