Pope Innocent XIII
|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||March 7, 1724 (aged 68)
|Other Popes named Innocent|
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.
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.
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- "Pope Innocent XIII". Catholic Encyclopedia. (1913). New York: Robert Appleton Company.