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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.

Pape
Leo X
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Installed9 Mairch 1513 (elected)
11 Mairch 1513 (proclaimed)
Term endit1 December 1521
PredecessorJulius II
SuccessorAdrian VI
Orders
Consecration17 Mairch 1513
bi Raffaele Sansone Riario
Creatit Cardinal26 Mairch 1492
Personal details
Birth nameGiovanni di Lorenzo de' Medici[1]
Born11 December 1475(1475-12-11)
Florence, Republic o Florence
Died1 December 1521(1521-12-01) (aged 45)
Roum, Papal States
Ither papes named Leo

ReferencesEedit

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