Pope Paul IV Carafa
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Gian Pietro Carafa (1476 - 1559)

Gian Pietro (Pope Paul IV) Carafa
Born in Capriglia Irpina, Kingdom of Naplesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Rome, Papal Statesmap
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Preceded by
Pope Marcellus II
223rd Pope of the Roman Catholic Church
23 May 1555 - 18 August 1559
Succeeded by
Pius IV


Gian Pietro Carafa was born in Capriglia Irpina, near Avellino, Kingdom of Naples on 28 Jun 1476.[1]

He was elected pope on 23 May 1555 taking the name Paul IV.[1]

He died on 18 August 1559 (aged 83) at Rome, Papal States.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Wikipedia Pope Paul IV

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