Pope Clement VII
|Papacy began||19 November 1523|
|Papacy ended||25 September 1534|
|Predecessor||Pope Adrian IV|
|Successor||Pope Paul III|
|Birth name||Giulio di Giuliano de' Medici|
|Born||26 May 1478
|Died||25 September 1534
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.
Early life[change | edit source]
Bishop[change | edit source]
Leo X made Medici the Archbishop of Florence.
Cardinal[change | edit source]
Pope[change | edit source]
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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|Wikisource has original works written by or about:
- "Pope Clement VII". Catholic Encyclopedia. (1913). New York: Robert Appleton Company.
- "Clement VII (Pope)," Encyclopedia Britannica, 1911
- Catholic Hierarchy, Popes Clement VII
- Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church, Cardinal Medici