Pope Marcellus II
|223rd Pope of the Roman Catholic Church
23 May 1555 - 18 August 1559
Gian Pietro Carafa was born in Capriglia Irpina, near Avellino, Kingdom of Naples on 28 Jun 1476.
He was elected pope on 23 May 1555 taking the name Paul IV.
He died on 18 August 1559 (aged 83) at Rome, Papal States.
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