Girolamo Savonarola

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Girolamo Savonarola
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Girolamo Savonarola bi Fra Bartolomeo, c. 1498, Museo di San Marco, Florence.
De facto Ruler o Florence
Reign November 1494 – 23 Mey 1498
Predecessor Piero de' Medici
Successor Pier Soderini
Faither Niccolò di Michele dalla Savonarola
Mither Elena Bonacolsi
Born 21 September 1452(1452-09-21)
Ferrara, Duchy o Ferrara
Died 23 Mey 1498(1498-05-23) (aged 45)
Florence, Republic o Florence

Girolamo Savonarola (Italian: [savonaˈrɔːla]; 21 September 1452 – 23 Mey 1498) wis an Italian Dominican friar an preacher active in Renaissance Florence. He wis kent for his prophecies o ceevic glory, the destruction o secular airt an culture, an his caws for Christian renewal. He denoonced clerical corruption, despotic rule an the exploitation o the puir.