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Pope Innocent X
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|Papacy began||15 September 1644|
|Papacy ended||7 January 1655|
|Predecessor||Pope Urban VIII|
|Successor||Pope Alexander VII|
|Birth name||Giovanni Battista Pamphilj|
6 May 1574 |
7 January 1655 |
He graduated from the Collegio Romano before entering a career in the church.
Cardinal Pamphilij was elected pope in 1644; and he chose to be called Innocent X.
- "Pope Innocent X". Catholic Encyclopedia. (1913). New York: Robert Appleton Company.
- Catholic Hierarchy, Pope Innocent X
- Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church, Cardinal Pamphilj