Pope Innocent VII facts for kids
|Papacy began||October 17, 1404|
|Papacy ended||November 6, 1406|
|Predecessor||Pope Boniface IX|
|Successor||Pope Gregory XII|
|Birth name||Cosimo de' Migliorati|
Sulmona, Kingdom of Naples
|Died||November 6, 1406
|Other Popes named Innocent|
Pope Innocent VII (Latin: Innocentius Septimus; 1336 – November 6, 1406), born Cosimo de' Migliorati, was an Italian cleric of the Roman Catholic Church and the 205th Pope from 1404 until his death in 1406.
Migliorati was born at Sulmona in the Abruzzi region of Italy.
Migliorati was elected pope on October 17, 1404; and chose to be called of Innocent VII.
He elevated his nephew as a cardinal Ludovico Migliorati. Cardinal Migliorati had a unique role as cardinal-nephew.
Pope Innocent was involved in Italian and European political disputes.
During this period, there was more than one who claimed to be the true pope.
|Popes of the Western Schism|
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