Who was pope in 1688?

Who was pope in 1688?

Pope Blessed Innocent XI
Pope Innocent XI

Pope Blessed Innocent XI
Papacy ended 12 August 1689
Predecessor Clement X
Successor Alexander VIII

Who was the pope in 1480?

Sixtus IV
Sixtus IV, original name Francesco della Rovere, (born July 21, 1414, Cella Ligure, near Savona, Republic of Genoa—died Aug. 12, 1484, Rome), pope from 1471 to 1484 who effectively made the papacy an Italian principality.

Who was pope after Pope Innocent VIII?

Pius III

Pope Alexander VI
Papacy ended 18 August 1503
Predecessor Innocent VIII
Successor Pius III

Did a Medici became a pope?

In the course of the sixteenth century, Medicis became popes (Leo X and Clement VII), queens of France (Catherine de Medici and Marie de Medici), and the grand dukes of Tuscany when Florence’s republican constitution was overthrown.

Was there a Medici pope?

The Medicis produced four popes (Leo X, Clement VII, Pius IV and Leo XI), and their genes have been mixed into many of Europe’s royal families. The last Medici ruler died without a male heir in 1737, ending the family dynasty after almost three centuries.

Which Pope funded William of Orange?

Pope Innocent XI
Pope Innocent XI may even have financially supported William of Orange in his campaigns against France, and he famously ordered the singing of a celebratory Te Deum in Rome when news arrived of William’s victory over James at the Boyne.

Did the Pope pay King Billy?

Since then historians have argued the point with men like Frenchman Pierre Bayle in the 17th century and Scotsman John Dalrymple in the 18th century producing elaborate but inconclusive evidence that Pope Innocent XI did indeed bankroll King Billy.

Who was pope in 1475?

Pope Leo X

Pope Leo X
Created cardinal 9 March 1489 (in pectore) 26 March 1492 (revealed) by Innocent VIII
Personal details
Born Giovanni di Lorenzo de’ Medici 11 December 1475 Florence, Republic of Florence
Died 1 December 1521 (aged 45) Rome, Papal States

Who was the pope in 1503?

Pope Julius II
Alexander VI twice attempted to seize him. Following the death of the Borgia pope in 1503, Giuliano returned to Rome, having been 10 years in exile, and, after Pius III’s brief pontificate, was, with the liberal help of simony, elected Pope Julius II in October 1503.

What pope had a child with his daughter?

And the old man licking his lips at the antics of the call-girls was none other than the Pope himself, Alexander VI, formerly known as Rodrigo Borgia. It is said that his daughter Lucrezia and his son Cesare were also there, enjoying the spectacle.

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