consalvi, ercole


consalvi, ercole

Italian cardinal and statesman, who played the leading role in Vatican politics during the first quarter of the 19th century; he sought a modus vivendi between the new principles of the French Revolution and the traditions of the papacy.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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