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Pope Clement IX

Pope Clement IXAKA Giulio Rospigliosi

Born: 28-Jan-1600
Birthplace: Pistoia, Tuscany, Italy
Died: 9-Dec-1669
Location of death: Rome, Italy
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Religion

Nationality: Italy
Executive summary: Roman Catholic Pope, 1667-69

Clement IX, given name Giulio Rospigliosi, was born in 1600, became successively auditor of the Rota, archbishop of Tarsus in partibus, and cardinal, and was elected pope on the 20th of June 1667. He effected a temporary adjustment of the Jansenist controversy; was instrumental in concluding the peace of Aix-la-Chapelle (1668); healed a long-standing breach between the Holy See and Portugal; aided Venice against the Turks, and labored unceasingly for the relief of Crete, the fall of which hastened his death on the 9th of October 1669.

    Roman Catholic Pope 20-Jun-1667 to 9-Oct-1669
    Roman Catholic Archbishop Tarsus
    Roman Catholic Cardinal
    Papal Inquisition

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