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Pope Innocent VIII
|Papacy began||August 29, 1484|
|Papacy ended||July 25, 1492|
|Predecessor||Pope Sixtus IV|
|Successor||Pope Alexander VI|
|Birth name||Giovanni Battista Cibo|
|Died||July 25, 1492|
|Other Popes named Innocent|
Pope Innocent VIII (Latin: Innocentius OctavusScript error: No such module "Category handler".; 1432 – July 25, 1492), born Giovanni Battista Cibo, was an Italian cleric of the Roman Catholic Church and the 214th Pope from 1484 until his death.
Cardinal Cibo was elected pope on August 29, 1484; and he chose to be called Innocent VIII.
Pope Innocent was involved in Italian and European political disputes.
- 1486 – Henry VII of England confirmed as king
- 1487 – Tomás de Torquemada made grand inquisitor of Spain.
- 1492 – Ferdinand II of Aragon awarded the epithet "Catholic Majesty " after the Moors left Granada
- "List of Popes," Catholic Encyclopedia (2009); retrieved 2011-11-29.
- "Pope Innocent VII", Catholic Encyclopedia; retrieved 2011-11-29.
- Chisholm, Hugh (1910). The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information. Encyclopedia Britannica Company. pp. 581-582. https://books.google.com/?id=IjeU7x0kXhMC&pg=PA5819.
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- "Pope Innocent VIII". Catholic Encyclopedia. (1913). New York: Robert Appleton Company.
- Catholic Hierarchy, Pope Innocent VIII
- Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church, Cardinal Cibo
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