Maffeo Barberini (1568 - 1644)
5 Apr 1568
Florence, Duchy of Florence
29 Jul 1644
Rome, Papal States
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Preceded by Gregory XV
235th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church 6 August 1623 – 29 July 1644
Succeeded by Innocent X
Maffeo Barberini (b. Duchy of Florence; bp. 05 Apr 1568 - d. 29 Jul 1644 Rome, Papal States)
Famous patron of the arts: Caravagio, Bernini, Poussin, etc.
Ordained a priest in 1592
1601: papal legate to the court of Henry IV of France.
Consecrated a bishop on 28 October 1604
1604: Archbishop of Nazareth
11 Sep 1606: Created a cardinal
1606: Became Cardinal-Priest; co-ruled Bologna, Papal States.
06 Aug 1623 - 29 Jul 1644: Pope Urban VIII
Elizabeth of Portugal
Conrad of Piacenza
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