Pape Leo X

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Leo X
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Installed 9 Mairch 1513 (elected)
11 Mairch 1513 (proclaimed)
Term endit 1 December 1521
Predecessor Julius II
Successor Adrian VI
Consecration 17 Mairch 1513
bi Raffaele Sansone Riario
Creatit Cardinal 26 Mairch 1492
Personal details
Birth name Giovanni di Lorenzo de' Medici[1]
Born 11 December 1475(1475-12-11)
Florence, Republic o Florence
Died 1 December 1521(1521-12-01) (aged 45)
Roum, Papal States
Ither papes named Leo

Pape Leo X (11 December 1475 – 1 December 1521), born Giovanni di Lorenzo de' Medici, wis the heid o the Catholic Kirk frae 9 Mairch 1513 tae his daith in 1521.[2] The seicont son o Lorenzo the Magnificent, ruler o the Florentine Republic, he wis elevatit tae the cardinalate in 1489; subsequently progressing tae the rank o cardinal-deacon.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Vaughn, p. 5
  2. "The List of Popes". The Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1911. Retrieved 4 April 2013.