Pope Clement VII facts
|Papacy began||19 November 1523|
|Papacy ended||25 September 1534|
|Predecessor||Pope Adrian IV|
|Successor||Pope Paul III|
|Birth name||Giulio di Giuliano de' Medici|
|Born||26 May 1478
|Died||25 September 1534
|Other Popes named Clement|
Clement VII (Latin: Clemens Septimus; 26 May 1478 – 25 September 1534), born Giulio di Giuliano de' Medici, was an Italian cleric of the Roman Catholic Church. He was the 220th Pope from 1523 to 1534.
Leo X made Medici the Archbishop of Florence.
On 23 September 1513, Medici was made cardinal.
In 1523, Cardinal Medici was elected pope. He chose to be called Clement VII.
Pope Clement was involved in Italian and European political disputes.
Meeting of Francis I and Pope Clement VII in Marseilles, 13 October 1533
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