Pope Leo X--Giovanni de' Medici (1475-1521)  https://mssprovenance.blogspot.com/2017/04/a-fifth-new-leo-x-cutting.html#more

Pope Leo X--Giovanni de' Medici (1475-1521) https://mssprovenance.blogspot.com/2017/04/a-fifth-new-leo-x-cutting.html#more

Pope Leo X (1475-1521) (Pope from 1513-1521) was the first of the four Medici popes.  Son of Lorenzo the Magnificent, he was a great patron of the arts including artists like Raphael and MIchelangelo.  His selling of indulgences led Martin Luther to post his 95 Thesis, sparking the Protestant Reformation.  This famous portrait with Caridnal Giulio de' Medici (later Pope Clement VII) in the background was painted by Raphael.

Pope Leo X (1475-1521) (Pope from 1513-1521) was the first of the four Medici popes. Son of Lorenzo the Magnificent, he was a great patron of the arts including artists like Raphael and MIchelangelo. His selling of indulgences led Martin Luther to post his 95 Thesis, sparking the Protestant Reformation. This famous portrait with Caridnal Giulio de' Medici (later Pope Clement VII) in the background was painted by Raphael.

Pope Leo X 1475 – 1521.  Pope from 1513 to his death in 1521. Was born Giovanni di Lorenzo de' Medici, He is known for starting indulgences.(paying catholic for forgiveness of your sins)  and the writing the Exsurge Domine challenging of Martin Luther 95 Theses.  This was all a plan to show publicly an argument between the differing sides. This way catholic’s chose to create their own rebellion, one that could be more easily controlled and directed.

Pope Leo X 1475 – 1521. Pope from 1513 to his death in 1521. Was born Giovanni di Lorenzo de' Medici, He is known for starting indulgences.(paying catholic for forgiveness of your sins) and the writing the Exsurge Domine challenging of Martin Luther 95 Theses. This was all a plan to show publicly an argument between the differing sides. This way catholic’s chose to create their own rebellion, one that could be more easily controlled and directed.

Portrait length color image of Pope Leo X aka. Giovanni di Lorenzo de' Medici, by George Stuart.

Portrait length color image of Pope Leo X aka. Giovanni di Lorenzo de' Medici, by George Stuart.

Leo X  Papacy began	9 March 1513 (elected)  11 March 1513 (proclaimed)  Papacy ended	1 December 1521  Predecessor	Julius II  Successor	Adrian VI  Orders  Consecration	17 March 1513  by Raffaele Sansone Riario  Created Cardinal	26 March 1492  Personal details  Birth name	Giovanni di Lorenzo de' Medici[1]  Born	11 December 1475  Florence, Republic of Florence  Died	1 December 1521 (aged 45)  Rome, Papal States

Leo X Papacy began 9 March 1513 (elected) 11 March 1513 (proclaimed) Papacy ended 1 December 1521 Predecessor Julius II Successor Adrian VI Orders Consecration 17 March 1513 by Raffaele Sansone Riario Created Cardinal 26 March 1492 Personal details Birth name Giovanni di Lorenzo de' Medici[1] Born 11 December 1475 Florence, Republic of Florence Died 1 December 1521 (aged 45) Rome, Papal States

Pope Leo X (Pontificate 1513-21) He was born Giovanni de' Medici, a Florentine, and as pope he promoted the return of the Medici to power in Florence. He was the second son of Lorenzo the Magnificent, and groomed for high ecclesiastical office from a young age. He was a keen humanist, and attracted distinguished scholars and writers to the papal court. His renewal of Julius II's policy of issuing indulgences, to provide for rebuilding St. Peter's Basilica, led to Luther's protest in…

Pope Leo X (Pontificate 1513-21) He was born Giovanni de' Medici, a Florentine, and as pope he promoted the return of the Medici to power in Florence. He was the second son of Lorenzo the Magnificent, and groomed for high ecclesiastical office from a young age. He was a keen humanist, and attracted distinguished scholars and writers to the papal court. His renewal of Julius II's policy of issuing indulgences, to provide for rebuilding St. Peter's Basilica, led to Luther's protest in…

Pope Leo X   ~   “God gave us this, let us enjoy it”    A product of the Medici clan, he entered the clergy as a boy and was elevated to the papacy as a young man. His lifestyle was more secular than spiritual and his use of indulgences brought about a revolution within Christianity. The perfect foil for Martin Luther, his reign was consumed by the Reformation.  ,,,(Read more about Pope Leo X...)

Pope Leo X ~ “God gave us this, let us enjoy it” A product of the Medici clan, he entered the clergy as a boy and was elevated to the papacy as a young man. His lifestyle was more secular than spiritual and his use of indulgences brought about a revolution within Christianity. The perfect foil for Martin Luther, his reign was consumed by the Reformation. ,,,(Read more about Pope Leo X...)

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