Farnese, Alessandro, 1520-1589

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Also known as Gran Cardinale (big cardinal), to distinguish him from his brother Ranuccio Farnese, also cardinal, and known as Cardinalino di Sant'Angelo (small cardinal of Sant'Angelo).

From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1539-1549. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 63585311

Cardinal, 1534.

From the description of Autograph letter signed, 1541 Mar. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270513697

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associatedWith Catholic Church. Pope (1534-1549 : Paul III) corporateBody
associatedWith Clovio, Giulio, 1498-1578. person
associatedWith Council of Trent (1545-1563). corporateBody
associatedWith Della Casa, Giovanni, 1503-1556. person
associatedWith Farnese Cesarini, Clelia, d. 1613. person
associatedWith Paul III, Pope, 1468-1549. person
associatedWith Stati, Cristofano Paulo, person
associatedWith Titian, ca. 1488-1576. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Capranica (Italy)
Papal States
Popes--Temporal power--Early works to 1800


Birth 1520-10-05

Death 1589-03-02



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