Pope Paul III
leader of the Catholic Church from 1534 to 1549
|Papacy began||October 13, 1534|
|Papacy ended||November 10, 1549|
|Predecessor||Pope Clement VII|
|Successor||Pope Julius III|
|Birth name||Alessandro Farnese|
|Born||February 29, 1468|
|Died||November 10, 1549|
|Other popes named Paul|
Early life Edit
Cardinal Farnese was elected Pope in 1534; and he chose to be called Paul III.
Pope Paul was involved in Italian and European political disputes.
Council of Trent Edit
Related pages Edit
Other websites Edit
Media related to Paulus III at Wikimedia Commons
- . Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913.
- Catholic Hierarchy, Pope Paul III
- Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church, Cardinal Farnese Archived 2008-05-15 at the Wayback Machine