Alexander VII, Pope
Alexander VII, Pope
Biographical article on this seventeenth-century pontiff

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  • Alexander VII, Pope — (1599 1667). Born Fabio Chigi. Elected pope, 1655.    Index: L Appoints Laval his vicar apostolic, 7 …   The makers of Canada

  • Alexander VII —     Pope Alexander VII     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Alexander VII     Fabio Chigi, born at Sienna, 13 February, 1599; elected 7 April, 1655; died at Rome, 22 May, 1667. The Chigi of Sienna were among the most illustrious and powerful of… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Pope Alexander VII —     Pope Alexander VII     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Alexander VII     Fabio Chigi, born at Sienna, 13 February, 1599; elected 7 April, 1655; died at Rome, 22 May, 1667. The Chigi of Sienna were among the most illustrious and powerful of… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Alexander VII — may refer to:* Pope Alexander VII * Alexander VII of Pskov …   Wikipedia

  • Pope Alexander VII — Infobox Pope|English name=Alexander VII [Note on numbering: Pope Alexander V is now considered an anti pope. At the time however, this fact was not recognized and so the fifth true Pope Alexander took the official number VI. This caused the true… …   Wikipedia

  • Alexander VII — (Fabio Chigi) 1599 1667, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1655 67. * * * ▪ pope original name  Fabio Chigi   born Feb. 13, 1599, Siena, Republic of Florence died May 22, 1667, Rome       pope from 1655 to 1667.       Grandnephew of Pope Paul V, Chigi… …   Universalium

  • Alexander VII — (1599–1667)    Pope.    Alexander was born Fabio Chigi in Siena, ltaly. After serving as Inquisitor of Malta and papal nuncio in Cologne, he was created a Cardinal in 1652 and was elected Pope in 1655. He is chiefly remembered for his opposition… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Alexander VII — (Fabio Chigi) 1599 1667, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1655 67 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pope Clement IX — Clement IX Papacy began 20 June 1667 Papacy ended 9 December 1669 ( 100000000000000020000002 years, 10000000000000172000000172 day …   Wikipedia

  • ALEXANDER VI —    , called Borgia from his mother, a Spaniard by birth, obtained the popehood by bribery in 1492 in succession to Innocent VIII., lived a licentious life and had several children, among others the celebrated Lucretia and the infamous Cæsar… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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