Pope Julius II della Rovere
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Giuliano della Rovere (1443 - 1513)

Giuliano (Pope Julius II) "The Fearsome Pope, The Warrior Pope" della Rovere
Born in Albisola, Republic of Genoamap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Rome, Papal States (present-day Italy)map
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Preceded by
Pius III
216th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church
1 November 1503 - 21 February 1513
Succeeded by
Leo X


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Pope Julius II della Rovere is a member of the Della Rovere Family.

Pope Julius II (5 December 1443 – 21 February 1513), nicknamed "The Fearsome Pope" and "The Warrior Pope", born Giuliano della Rovere, was Pope from 1 November 1503 to his death in 1513. His papacy was marked by an active foreign policy, ambitious building projects, and patronage for the arts.

Giuliano della Rovere was the son of Rafaello della Rovere. Francesco della Rovere (later Pope Sixtus IV) was his uncle. In 1483, an illegitimate daughter was born, Felice della Rovere. Spouse: Lucrezia Normanni (mother of Felice). He died of fever in February 1513. Julius was buried in St. Peter's in the Vatican.


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