Paul III, Pope
Paul III, Pope
Pope who reigned from 1468 to 1534

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  • Pope Paul III —     Pope Paul III     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Paul III     (ALESSANDRO FARNESE).     Born at Rome or Canino, 29 Feb., 1468; elected, 12 Oct., 1534; died at Rome, 10 Nov., 1549. The Farnese were an ancient Roman family whose possessions… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Paul III —     Pope Paul III     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Paul III     (ALESSANDRO FARNESE).     Born at Rome or Canino, 29 Feb., 1468; elected, 12 Oct., 1534; died at Rome, 10 Nov., 1549. The Farnese were an ancient Roman family whose possessions… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Pope Paul III — Infobox Pope English name=Paul III birth name=Alessandro Farnese term start=October 13, 1534 term end=November 10, 1549 predecessor=Clement VII successor=Julius III birth date=birth date|1468|2|29|mf=y birthplace=Canino, Lazio, Italy death… …   Wikipedia

  • Paul III — (Alessandro Farnese) 1468 1549, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1534 49. * * * orig. Alessandro Farnese born Feb. 29, 1468, Canino, Papal States died Nov. 10, 1549, Rome Pope (1534–49). The son of a noble Tuscan family, he was made a cardinal deacon… …   Universalium

  • Paul III and His Nephews Alessandro and Ottavio Farnese — Infobox Painting| title=Paul III and his Nephews Alessandro and Ottavio Farnese artist=Titian year=1546 type=Oil on canvas height=210 width=176 city=Naples museum=Museo di CapodimonteThe Portrait of Paul III and his Nephews Alessandro and Ottavio …   Wikipedia

  • Paul III — (Alessandro Farnese; r. 1534 1549)    Paul III was born in Canino in the province of Viterbo in 1468 and received a humanist education in Rome, Florence, and Pisa. He obtained the post of cardinal deacon in 1493 from Pope Alexander VI whose… …   Dictionary of Renaissance art

  • Paul III — (1468–1549)    Pope.    Paul was born Alessandro Farnese. He became a Cardinal Deacon in 1493; he was dean of the Sacred College under Pope Leo X and he was elected Pope in 1534. He cannot be described as a saintly figure. Despite the injunction… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Paul III — noun Italian pope from 1534 to 1549 who excommunicated Henry VIII of England in 1538 and initiated the Council of Trent in 1545; was active in the Counter Reformation and promoted the Society of Jesus for this purpose (1468 1549) • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Paul III — /pɔl/ (say pawl) noun (Alessandro Farnese), 1468–1549, Italian ecclesiastic; pope 1534–49 …   Australian English dictionary

  • Gregory III, Pope — (d. 741)    Mid eighth century pope (r. 731 741) who sought aid from the Carolingian mayor of the palace and effective ruler of the Franks, Charles Martel, in order to resolve the crisis brought on by the failure of Byzantine power in Italy and… …   Encyclopedia of Barbarian Europe

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