Pope Julius III
Pope Julius III (Latin: Julius Tertius; 10 September 1487 – 23 March 1555), born Giovanni Maria Ciocchi del Monte, was an Italian priest of the Roman Catholic Church and the 222nd Pope from February 1550 until his death in 1555.
|Bishop of Rome|
|Papacy began||7 February 1550|
|Papacy ended||23 March 1555|
|Consecration||12 November 1514|
by Antonio Maria Ciocchi del Monte
|Created cardinal||22 December 1536|
by Paul III
|Birth name||Giovanni Maria Ciocchi del Monte|
|Born||10 September 1487|
Monte San Savino, Tuscany,
|Died||23 March 1555 (aged 67)|
Rome, Lazio, Papal States
|Coat of arms|
|Other popes named Julius|
|Papal styles of|
Pope Julius III
|Reference style||His Holiness|
|Spoken style||Your Holiness|
|Religious style||Holy Father|
Cardinal Ciocchi del Monte was elected pope on 7 February 1550.
Pope Julius was involved in Italian and European political disputes.
Pope Julius re-opened the Council of Trent.
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- Burkle-Young, Francis A., and Michael Leopoldo Doerrer. The Life of Cardinal Innocenzo del Monte: A Scandal in Scarlet. Lewiston, N.Y.: Edwin Mellen, 1997.
- Dall'Orto, Giovanni. "Julius III." Who's Who in Gay and Lesbian History from Antiquity to World War II. Robert Aldrich and Garry Wotherspoon, eds. London: Routledge, 2001. 234-35.
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Media related to Iulius III at Wikimedia Commons
- . Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913.
- Catholic Hierarchy, Julius III
- Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church, Cardinal Ciocchi del Monte
|Catholic Church titles|
7 February 1550 – 23 March 1555