Pope Innocent X
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|Papacy began||15 September 1644|
|Papacy ended||7 January 1655|
|Predecessor||Pope Urban VIII|
|Successor||Pope Alexander VII|
|Birth name||Giovanni Battista Pamphilj|
|Born||6 May 1574|
|Died||7 January 1655|
|Other Popes named Innocent|
Pope Innocent X (Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Language/data/iana scripts' not found.; 6 May 1574 – 7 January 1655), born Giovanni Battista Pamphilj, was an Italian cleric of the Roman Catholic Church and the 237th Pope from 1644 to 1655.
He graduated from the Collegio Romano before entering a career in the church.
Cardinal Pamphilij was elected pope in 1644; and he chose to be called Innocent X.
- 15px "Pope Innocent X". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913.
- Catholic Hierarchy, Pope Innocent X
- Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church, Cardinal Pamphilj