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Pope Urban VIII
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|Papacy began||6 August 1623|
|Papacy ended||29 July 1644|
|Predecessor||Pope Gregory XV|
|Successor||Pope Innocent X|
|Birth name||Maffeo Barberini|
5 April 1568 |
29 July 1644 |
Cardina Barberini was elected pope on August 6, 1623; and took the name Urban VIII.
Pope Urban was involved in Italian and European political disputes.
- "Pope Urban VIII". Catholic Encyclopedia. (1913). New York: Robert Appleton Company.
- Catholic Hierarchy, Pope Urban VIII
- GCatholic, Pope Urban VIII
- Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church, Cardinal Barberini
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