Pope Innocent XIII
Pope Innocent XIII (Latin: Innocentius Tertius Decimus; 13 May 1655 – 7 March 1724), born Michelangelo Conti, was an Italian cleric of the Roman Catholic Church and the 245th Pope from 1721 until his death.
|Papacy began||8 May 1721|
|Papacy ended||7 March 1724|
|Predecessor||Pope Clement XI|
|Successor||Pope Benedict XIII|
|Birth name||Michelangelo dei Conti|
|Born||13 May 1655|
|Died||7 March 1724 (aged 68)|
|Other Popes named Innocent|
Cardinal Conti was elected pope on May 8, 1721; and he chose to be called Innocent XIII.
Pope Innocent was involved in Italian and European political disputes.
- "List of Popes," Catholic Encyclopedia (2009); retrieved 2011-12-3.
- "Pope Innocent XIII", Catholic Encyclopedia; retrieved 2011-12-3.
- Chisholm, Hugh (1910). The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information. Encyclopedia Britannica Company. p. 583.