Pope Paul II
|Papacy began||30 August 1464|
|Papacy ended||26 July 1471|
|Predecessor||Pope Pius II|
|Successor||Pope Sixtus IV|
|Birth name||Pietro Barbo|
|Born||23 February 1417|
|Died||26 July 1471 (aged 54)|
|Other Popes named Paul|
Barbo was elected Pope on 30 August 1464; and he chose to be called Paul II.
Pope Paul was involved in Italian and European political disputes.
The Cardinals' right to wear the red biretta was granted by Paul II.
After his deathEdit
The accounts of histories written soon after his death were unfavorable.
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