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Pope Leo XI

AKA Alessandro Ottaviano de Medici

Born: 2-Jun-1535
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: 27-Apr-1605
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, 1605

Leo XI, given name Alessandro de Medici, was elected Roman Catholic Pope on the 1st of April 1605, at the age of seventy. He had long been Archbishop of Florence and nuncio to Tuscany; and was entirely pro-French in his sympathies. He died on the 27th day of his pontificate, and was succeeded by Pope Paul V.

Mother: Francesca Salviati

    Roman Catholic Pope (1-Apr-1605 to 27-Apr-1605)
    Roman Catholic Cardinal (1583)
    Roman Catholic Archbishop Florence (1574)
    Roman Catholic Bishop Pistoia (1573)
    Medici Family

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