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Pope Leo XI

(Alessandro de’ Medici)

1605.04.01 – 1605.04.27

Bishop of Rome

Vicar of Jesus Christ

Successor of the Prince of the Apostles

Supreme Pontiff of the Universal Church

Patriarch of the West

Metropolitan Archbishop of the Province of Rome

Servant of the Servants of God


Born:1535.06.02 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1567.07.22
Consecrated Bishop:1573.03
Created Cardinal:1583.12.12
Elected as Supreme Pontiff:1605.04.01
Installed as Supreme Pontiff:1605.04.10
Died:1605.04.27 († 69)

Bishop of Pistoia (Italy) (1573.03.09 – 1574.01.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Firenze (Italy) (1574.01.15 – 1605.04.01)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Quirico e Giulitta (1584.01.09 – 1591.01.14)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Giovanni e Paolo (1591.01.14 – 1592.02.14)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Pietro in Vincoli (1592.02.14 – 1594.04.27)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Prassede (1594.04.27 – 1600.02.21)

Prefect of Sacred Congregation of Bishops and Regulars (1598? – 1605?)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria in Trastevere (1600.02.21 – 1600.08.30)

Cardinal-Bishop of Albano (1600.08.30 – 1602.06.17)

Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina (1602.06.17 – 1605.04.01)

Supreme Pontiff (1605.04.01 [1605.04.10] – 1605.04.27)

Buried at:
Papal Basilica Basilica Papale di San Pietro in Vaticano, Vatican City State (Tomb monument)


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