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Innocent VIII - (1484-1492)

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Innocent VIII A Genoan born in 1432, Giovanni Battista Cib˛ was the son of a Roman senator and served in the court of Naples as a youth. Educated at Padua and ... Read More

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(Giovanni Battista Cibò)

Born at Genoa, 1432; elected 29 August, 1484; died at Rome, 25 July, 1492. He was the son of the Roman senator, Aran Cibò, and Teodorina de' Mari. After a licentious youth, during which he had two illegitimate children, Franceschetto and Teodorina, he took orders and entered the service of Cardinal Calandrini. He was made Read More


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