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Leo XI - (1605)

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(ALESSANDRO OTTAVIANO DE' MEDICI).

Born at Florence in 1535; died at Rome 27 April, 1605, on the twenty-seventh day after his election to the papacy. His mother, Francesca Salviati, was a daughter of Giacomo Salviati and Lucrezia Medici, the latter ... Read More


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