Paul III

/pɔl/ (say pawl)

noun
(Alessandro Farnese), 1468–1549, Italian ecclesiastic; pope 1534–49.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Paul III —     Pope Paul III     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Paul III     (ALESSANDRO FARNESE).     Born at Rome or Canino, 29 Feb., 1468; elected, 12 Oct., 1534; died at Rome, 10 Nov., 1549. The Farnese were an ancient Roman family whose possessions… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • PAUL III — PAUL III, ALESSANDRO FARNÈSE (1468 1549) pape (1534 1549) Élevé à Rome et à la cour de Laurent le Magnifique à Florence, nommé cardinal à vingt cinq ans par Alexandre VI, en 1493, Alessandro Farnèse cumulait de nombreux bénéfices ecclésiastiques …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Paul III — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Alessandro Farnese et Cardinal Farnèse. Pour les autres membres de la famille, voir : Maison Farnèse. Paul III Pape de l’Église catholique …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Paul III. — Papst Paul III., Gemälde von Tizian Wappen von Papst Paul III …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Paul III — (Alessandro Farnese) 1468 1549, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1534 49. * * * orig. Alessandro Farnese born Feb. 29, 1468, Canino, Papal States died Nov. 10, 1549, Rome Pope (1534–49). The son of a noble Tuscan family, he was made a cardinal deacon… …   Universalium

  • Paul III — (Alessandro Farnese; r. 1534 1549)    Paul III was born in Canino in the province of Viterbo in 1468 and received a humanist education in Rome, Florence, and Pisa. He obtained the post of cardinal deacon in 1493 from Pope Alexander VI whose… …   Dictionary of Renaissance art

  • Paul III — (1468–1549)    Pope.    Paul was born Alessandro Farnese. He became a Cardinal Deacon in 1493; he was dean of the Sacred College under Pope Leo X and he was elected Pope in 1534. He cannot be described as a saintly figure. Despite the injunction… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Paul III — noun Italian pope from 1534 to 1549 who excommunicated Henry VIII of England in 1538 and initiated the Council of Trent in 1545; was active in the Counter Reformation and promoted the Society of Jesus for this purpose (1468 1549) • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Paul III, Pope — • Pope who reigned from 1468 to 1534 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Paul III. Anton Fürst Esterházy — Fürst Paul III. Anton Esterhazy von Galantha Paul III. Anton, Fürst Esterházy de Galantha (* 10. März 1786 in Wien; † 21. Mai 1866 in Regensburg) war Diplomat und ungarischer Staatsmann im Dienste der Habsburger. Paul III. Anton trat in den… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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