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Pope Julius II
|Papacy began||November 1, 1503|
|Papacy ended||February 21, 1513|
|Birth name||Giuliano della Rovere|
|Born||December 5, 1443|
|Died||February 21, 1513|
|Other Popes named Julius|
Pope Julius II (Latin: Iulius Secundus; December 5, 1443 - February 21, 1513), originally Giuliano Della Rovere, was an Italian priest of the Roman Catholic Church and the 217th Pope from 1503 until his death in 1513. He was known as "the Warrior Pope."
Giuliano della Rovere was the son of Rafaello della Rovere.
Della Rovere was elected pope in 1503; and he chose to be called Julius II.
Pope Julius was involved in Italian and European political disputes.
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- Catholic Hierarchy, Julius II
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