Urban VIII

Urban VIII

noun
(Maffeo Barberini) 1568–1644, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1623–44.
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original name Maffeo Barberini. 1568--1644, Italian ecclesiastic; pope (1623--44) during the Thirty Years' War, in which he supported Richelieu against the Hapsburgs

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(baptized April 5, 1568, Florence-d. July 29, 1644, Rome), pope from 1623 to 1644.

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