Paul IV, Pope
Paul IV, Pope
Pope who reigned from 1555 to 1559

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  • Pope Paul IV —     Pope Paul IV     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Paul IV     (GIOVANNI PIETRO CARAFFA ).     Born near Benevento, 28 June, 1476; elected 23 May, 1555; died 18 Aug., 1559. The Caraffa were one of the most illustrious of the noble families of… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Paul IV —     Pope Paul IV     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Paul IV     (GIOVANNI PIETRO CARAFFA ).     Born near Benevento, 28 June, 1476; elected 23 May, 1555; died 18 Aug., 1559. The Caraffa were one of the most illustrious of the noble families of… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • PAUL IV° — (1476–1559), pope from 1555; born Giovanni Pietro Caraffa. Even before his election he was a leading spirit in the Counter Reformation and staunch enemy of all forms of heresy. Because of this, he was extremely hostile to the Jews, as shown by… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Pope Paul IV — Infobox pope|English name=Paul IV|Latin name=Paul PP. IV birth name=Giovanni Pietro Carafa term start=May 23, 1555|term end=August 18, 1559 predecessor=Marcellus II|successor=Pius IV birth date=birth date|1476|6|28|mf=y|birthplace=Capriglia… …   Wikipedia

  • Paul IV — (1476–1559)    Order Founder and Pope.    Paul IV was born Giovanni Pietro Caraffa in Naples, Italy. In 1504 he was consecrated Bishop of Theate and in 1524, with St cajetan, he founded the Theatine Order as a means of ridding the Church of its… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Paul IV — (Gian Pietro Caraffa) 1476 1559, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1555 59. * * * ▪ pope original name  Gian Pietro Carafa   born June 28, 1476, near Benevento died Aug. 18, 1559, Rome  Italian Counter Reformation pope from 1555 to 1559, whose anti… …   Universalium

  • Paul IV — (Gian Pietro Caraffa) 1476 1559, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1555 59 …   Useful english dictionary

  • PAUL II —    pope from 1464 to 1471; PAUL III., Pope from 1534 to 1549, was zealous against the Protestant cause, excommunicated Henry VIII. in 1536, sanctioned the Jesuit order in 1540, convened and convoked the Council of Trent in 1545; PAUL IV., Pope… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Paul — Infobox Given name 2 gender = Male meaning = Small; humble origin = Latin Paul is a common English name, derived from Paulus, a Roman cognomen. It may refer specifically to the following:Roman and Byzantine empire*Paul (jurist) or Julius Paulus… …   Wikipedia

  • Pope Pius IV —     Pope Pius IV     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Pius IV     (Giovanni Angelo Medici).     B. 31 March, 1499, at Milan; elected 26 December, 1559; d. in Rome 9 Dec., 1565. The Medici of Milan lived in humble circumstances and the proud… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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